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Posted July 21, 2015

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — True Communications has hired industry veteran Kevin Rouse to join the agency's public and media relations team.

Rouse will join True as an account manager starting immediately. He will be responsible for media strategy and outreach with a number of True clients.

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Posted July 16, 2015

MADRID (BRAIN) — Chris Tarlton has joined Rotor Bike Components as general marketing manager, overseeing development of the brand's image worldwide.

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Posted July 16, 2015

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Tim Jackson has joined Lift Creative Studios to handle marketing strategy and communications in the firm's bicycle division.

Jackson is best known for his long-term stint as brand manager at Masi Bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 13, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — POC has named Adam Bookwalter the brand's North American bike sales manager. Bookwalter will join POC starting July 15.

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Posted July 10, 2015
DETROIT (BRAIN) — Urban bike maker Detroit Bikes has hired former Electra sales leader Justin Manthe as its national sales director.
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Posted July 7, 2015

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Adam Newman has been appointed editor-in-chief at Bicycle Times magazine as its previous editor, Gary Boulanger, departs for a job in the motorcycle industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted July 6, 2015
NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes has hired Patrick Leslie as factory sales rep covering eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and the Baltimore area.
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Posted July 6, 2015
Scot Breithaupt. Copyright: Creative Commons.

INDIO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Scot Breithaupt, an early BMX champion and founder of the SE Racing bike brand, was found dead Saturday in a tent in Indio. Local officials identified the body Sunday.

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Posted July 2, 2015
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has hired Scott Christenson as California territory manager, filling the position left open by Steve Hays, after his transition to a product and procurement role this spring.
Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted July 1, 2015
Amy Roberts is a former OIA vice president who is currently at Mountain Equipment Co-op.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association has hired Amy Roberts as its new executive director.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted June 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Cycling accessories brand Portland Design Works has hired Ben Popper as its brand ambassador for Seattle.

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Posted June 29, 2015

EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — Bicycling magazine has hired Alex Jarman as an advertising account manager for the brand. Jarman will manage Bicycling's East Coast endemic territory.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps / Media/Publishing
Posted June 24, 2015
Bradley is a former senior editor for Wired and Outside magazines.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — John Bradley has been named editor-in-chief of the Velo brand, effective immediately, Competitor Group Inc. president Josh Furlow announced Wednesday.

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Posted June 17, 2015

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association's longtime executive director Fred Clements will be stepping down in the next few months to take a project director's role within the organization. The organization announced it has begun a search for a new executive director.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted June 16, 2015

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycle has announced the addition of new staff in its product, sales and communications departments.

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Posted June 9, 2015

PLYMOUTH, U.K. (BRAIN) — U.K.-based e-commerce retailer Wiggle has announced changes and additions to its senior marketing team, including the departure of Derek Bouchard-Hall, whose final day at Wiggle will be Friday.

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Posted June 8, 2015

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has promoted Alan Rowland to senior director of IBD sales. Rowland was previously director of sales for Lapierre USA and is a 25-year veteran of the bike industry.

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Posted June 5, 2015
Gonzalo Garcia de Salazar

MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — A lot has changed at Orbea USA over the past six months as Gonzalo Garcia de Salazar took over leadership of the wholly owned subsidiary of the Spanish brand. 

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Posted June 5, 2015

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Vee Tire Co. has hired Tim Tebbe as national sales manager of dealer accounts in the U.S. Tebbe previously worked at EVS Sports and Marin Bikes for the past four years. He joins the company as it aims to grow its dealer network.

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Posted June 4, 2015
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — American Bicycle Group, parent of Quintana Roo and Litespeed Bicycles, has added four sales groups to address growing North American demand, the company said.
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