VERNE, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 13 2012 11:32 AM MT—Industry veteran Jim Wanamaker has joined Continental Chain Company, the maker of the KMC chains, as sales and marketing director.
Wannamaker spent many years with Kenda Tire and most recently worked for Vee Rubber.
With his previous employers, Wannamaker was a common sight at many consumer events and races, and he is already continuing that with KMC, putting 9,000 miles on a new minivan in five weeks. He is having the van wrapped in KMC logos this week before continuing his travels.
Wannamaker is a member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in recognition of his support of many events over the years.
Wannamaker said he is relocating in the next year from Georgia to KMC’s headquarters in California.