X-Technology Swiss, the owner of X-Bionic, X-Socks and Apani, has hired Luca Bacherotti as its new chief operations officer. Bacherotti has more than 30 years of high-level managerial experience in the textile industry, having worked for Asics, Tommy Hilfiger and Levi Strauss. In his new role at X-Technology, he is expected, among other things, to further expand the company’s international reach.