Arne Arens has been appointed vice president and general manager for The North Face in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Arens joined The North Face EMEA as sales director in 2010. He will take over from Timo Schmidt Eisenhart, who will switch to Timberland, another company in the Outdoor & Action Sports division of VF Corporation. Schmidt Eisenhart will be in charge of Timberland Europe. He follows his predecessor at TNF, Patrik Frisk, who became Timberland’s president and chief executive for global operations last summer.