Outdoor clothing and footwear maker Columbia Sportswear Company has named Mark Sandquist as vice president - Columbia Sportswear Apparel and Doug Prentice as vice president - Global Outerwear Integration.

Sandquist joined Columbia in 1995 as senior merchandiser of men's and women's sportswear, and was promoted to general manager - sportswear merchandising in 2000.

"Columbia's sportswear and outerwear product categories will be brought together under Mark's leadership," said Tim Boyle, president and chief executive officer.

Prentice joined Columbia in 1984 as general manager - outerwear merchandising. In 2001, he was named vice president and general manager - outerwear merchandising.

"We will rely on Doug's input in integrating outerwear products for the Columbia, Mountain Hardwear and Sorel brands globally," said Boyle.