François Letterade has been appointed by Boardriders to the new position of Quiksilver EMEA brand manager. He started at Quiksilver as European product manager for men's and youth products in 2009. Three years later he became global product manager for technical snow products under the Quiksilver, Roxy, DC, Lib Tech and Gnu brands. For the past seven years, he served as head of global outerwear for Quiksilver, Roxy and DC.