PALO ALTO, CA (BRAIN) — Slidepad Technologies has named Ian Ferguson its new aftermarket sales director. Slidepad Technologies manufactures the Slidepad single-lever braking system.
Ferguson will be responsible for aftermarket sales as well as introducing the product to retailers that carry Slidepad-equipped bicycles, which includes models from Jamis, Torker and Sun Bicycles.
Prior to joining Slidepad, Ferguson was head of aftermarket sales for The Hive. Previously, he was with Lezyne as sales manager.
“We are excited to have an industry professional with this level of worldwide bicycle industry experience, and an understanding that bicycles are a global product touching the lives of many people in many different ways,” said Brian Riley, Slidepad's president and co-founder. “With Ian guiding our aftermarket sales effort, we see a great opportunity to grow our product as one that can encourage new riders who may have hesitation to ride, to get back on bicycles by making the ride experience simple and safe.”