Vaude has appointed Michael Mühlberg its new manager of the footwear division. The 30-year-old replaces Marco Lachner, who left the company. Mühlberg most recently served as product manager for the footwear of Jack Wolfskin. Before that, he worked for the Salzburg-based Innovation Design Company, an agency specializing in product development for sporting goods. Among others, this company designs for Intersport.