BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)— Cycling Sports Group (CSG) has appointed Todd Seplavy senior product manager for GT Bicycles, reporting to Mark Peterman, general manager of GT Bicycles.
In this position, Seplavy will be in charge of developing product specifications and will be responsible for the category and consumer-specific product lines. Seplavy’s duties will include: monitoring developments in the marketplace, following industry trends and studying consumer needs. He will also be working closely with customers, and will be able to monitor product integrity.
“I am thrilled to be joining Cycling Sports Group,” Seplavy said. “The company is such a dominant leader in the bicycle industry and I look forward to working with Mark Peterman and the team to uphold the high standards set before me while also helping to enhance GT’s products.”
Seplavy joins CSG with more than 10 years of management experience. Most recently, he was the vice president of U.S. operations for Evil Bikes in Seattle, where he organized product development and marketing duties for the start-up of the company. He also held numerous positions at World Wide Cycle Supply, such as marketing manager and senior product manager. He recently sat on the Board of Directors of USA Cycling and was an Industry Trustee on the Mountain Bike Board of Trustees.
“Todd’s extensive experience working in the bike industry is ideal for this position,” Peterman said. “His expertise in management and marketing combined with his own personal passion for cycling are all desirable attributes for the GT brand, and we are excited to have him on board.”