PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Tim Jackson has been hired as marketing manager for the BH and Pivot brands.
Jackson (pictured) was most recently a product manager at ASI for Fuji and previously the longtime brand manager of Masi Bicycles. He has also worked in the clothing, lighting and retail segments and is an avid road racer.
Other new hires include Dan Barnes as BH's new U.S. brand and sales manager. Barnes' focus will be on expanding the BH brand through the IBD network in North America. Barnes spent 15 years as owner of a multi-store IBD, owned a triathlon training center, and most recently was one of the founding owners of the Velo Vie bicycle brand.
Joining the inside sales team at Pivot/BH is Todd Tanner. Tanner is a former downhill racer with a World Cup DH win to his credit. He's also a certified fitter and coach, has years of strong retail experience as a shop and tour company owner and is former U.S. brand manager for Scott Bicycles.
Lisa Cramton is the new executive assistant and will help with various marketing tasks and brand promotions, as well as race support and sponsorship coordination. She comes most recently from Crankbrothers and has also been a shop owner and event organizer/promoter.
“We’ve had significant growth in both brands and to meet that growth and build for the future, we’ve added key people to our team," said Chris Cocalis, president and CEO of BH Bikes USA and Pivot Cycles. "Dan, Tim, Todd and Lisa all bring tremendous experience to both companies and should really help us to provide an even higher level of service to our customers and put us in a great position to manage our continued growth.”
Daniel Limburg, Pivot’s global sales manager, added, “These are exciting times for our company, with our recent growth we need good people in key roles. With these additions, we can focus better than ever on supporting our dealers and their needs.”