The North Face announces the hiring of a new VP of Product Development. Joe Vernachio will be overseeing the brands apparel and equipment divisions. Vernachio previously worked for Spyder Active Sports as COO and executive vice president of product.

“The North Face has a 40-year legacy of pioneering design within the industry,” said Vernachio. “I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to make products of unrivaled performance for athletes everywhere.”