SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The growing UK nutrition brand Science in Sport has hired a general manager for North American growth and development.
LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Hollywood Racks has brought on Jen Dickson as its new sales manager for U.S. customers.
For the past nine years Dickson was the inside sales manager for KHS Bicycles. She has more than 18 years of industry experience working as a sales rep, mechanic, IBD buyer and manager.
GRANCIA, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Ritchey International has brought Jeff Lockwood on board as marketing manager in Europe. Lockwood will be responsible for all aspects of marketing, branding and communications for Ritchey International.
NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — G. Joannou Cycles has hired industry veteran Chris Budich to manage its U.S. business development for its Jamis and Nirve Bicycles brands. In his new role, Budich will be responsible for managing the company's IBD network with an emphasis on developing and servicing U.S.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Brent Wegscheid is leaving Abus at the end of January to pursue other opportunities in Colorado. The company announced that Wegscheid will be replaced by Dan Rocha as Midwest sales manager. Rocha has previously worked at SRAM and Colnago USA.
DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Tailwind Nutrition has hired Jeremiah Jackson as its new director of sales. Jackson is a former sales manager at Honey Stinger and sales director for Sweetwood Cattle Company.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mike Wilson, Americas brand manager for Amer Sports-owned Mavic, and Mavic community marketing manager Mark Niemiec have left the company to pursue other interests.
MISSOULA, Mt. (BRAIN) — Greg Siple, Adventure Cycling Association’s co-founder and art director of 40 years, will retire on Jan. 29. Siple, who will turn 71 on that day, will retain his role as art director in emeritus status.
TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is in the midst of a significant restructuring. The association’s board of directors has eliminated the vice president position held by Fred Clements and plans to set up a new office in the Boulder, Colorado, area.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — ABUS has hired two additional sales managers and promoted Phil Marmet from East Coast sales manager to North American key accounts and sales manager.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cory Sutela has joined ACT Lab to oversee engineering for the third-party testing lab group. Sutela has PhD in Engineering from Cambridge University (UK) and brings over 15 years of bicycle testing experience to the ACT team.
WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings has appointed outdoor industry veteran Sally McCoy to its board of directors, effective Jan. 6.
BOSTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has hired Bob Gagen as its rep in the Midwest, including Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.
SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — Forbes Magazine has named the three co-founders of the Seattle-based electric bike company Rad Power Bikes to its Forbes 30 Under 30 listing in the Manufacturing & Industry category.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Slate Olson, who announced last week that he would step down as chief marketing officer at Specialized, will become the new president of Chrome Industries. Chrome also announced it was moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Portland in April.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (BRAIN) — Conte's Bicycle Group LLC has promoted Mike Cox to store manager of the company's Falls Church location.
DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Tom Barney, the former CEO of Osprey Packs, has been appointed chief operating officer at Verde Brand Communications. Verde is branching out by launching a new venture, Verde Strategy, a strategic solutions consulting practice.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Veteran cycling journalist John Wilcockson, the editor at large of Peloton Magazine, was recently recognized by the International Association of Cycling Journalists with the Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Cycling Journalism Award.
FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Holly Colson has left Cane Creek Cycling Components, where she had been vice president of marketing. Colson has started her own marketing consulting firm, called Facets Marketing.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Slate Olson is leaving Specialized, where he has been chief marketing officer since early 2015. He is being replaced by long time Specialized employee Mark Cote, an engineer who has led Specialized's Advanced Concepts department.