The North Face (Nasdaq: TNFI), a subsidiary of VF Corporation (NYSE), today announced changes in several key management positions, which are designed to support the company's turnaround strategy.Michael Egeck has been appointed vice president of RD&D and brand management. Most recently, Egeck was general manager at Columbia Sportswear where he was responsible for managing the company's sportswear division. He has worked in merchandising, design and operations in the apparel industry for more than seventeen years. The appointment of Egeck follows the appointment of Dan Templin as chief financial officer and the promotion of Steve Rendle to vice president of sales. Templin was formerly CFO at VF Knitwear for two years where he helped design the strategic business review that reestablished profitability and sales growth. Since his promotion to VP of Sales, Rendle has taken over the management of the national sales team and The North Face sales accounts, and focused the company's sales and distribution strategy on The North Face core customers. Prior to his promotion, Rendle managed some of The North Face's largest accounts, including REI and Nordstrom.