Industry job changes at Garmin, Profile Design, Wheels Manufacturing, Interbike and Todson
Whittingham leaves Wheels
SUPERIOR, CO (BRAIN) — Dave Whittingham has left Wheels Manufacturing, where he was marketing manager.
The longtime Wheels employee resigned effective New Year's Day and said he will announce plans for a new venture soon.
Brajer moves from Garmin to Pegasus Sports Performance
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Pegasus Sports Performance Inc., a sports science company, announced this week that Stan Brajer has been named its chief executive officer. Brajer will lead the launch of company’s initial applications for runners and coaches and oversee development of new technologies for cycling and team sports.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Brajer was a director of fitness sales and marketing at Garmin Ltd., where he helped launch Garmin’s fitness division.
Barry Smith leaves Profile Design/Bellwether
LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Barry Smith has announced that he is no longer with Profile Design and Bellwether, where he had been marketing director for seven years.
"Although it may seem a surprise to some, for myself and those that have worked closely with me throughout the year, this news was anticipated and expected," Smith said.
"I feel honored to have been an integral part of developing Profile Design and Bellwether into the global brands they are today."
Dorothy Nichols leaves Todson
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, MA (BRAIN) — Dorothy Nichols has stepped down as director of event management at Todson Inc.
"This was a personal decision and I do not have anything lined up for now. I do, however, want to stay in the industry," Nichols told BRAIN.
"I am grateful for the opportunity that Neal Todrys gave me while at Todson. However, it is time to move on and open up a new chapter in my life to learn new challenges while staying in the bicycle industry."
Interbike hires moto industry vet
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike has added Sarah Timleck as director of marketing. Timleck has more than 10 years' experience in the motorcycle industry. She replaces Elayna Caldwell, who recently left Interbike to take a position with SRAM.
“Sarah should be a great addition to our team,” said Pat Hus, Interbike’s managing director. “She has proven herself as an innovative thinker in the motorcycle industry and she brings a tremendous track record of putting on world-class events. There are many similarities between the moto and bike industries, and I think she will bring a fresh new perspective and really add to the momentum we’ve started here at Interbike.”