SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ira Becker, who until recently was the president of Consumer Review — the publisher of MTBR.com and RoadBikeReview.com, has joined BicycleBlueBike.com as its president.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired Dorothy Nichols as brand & supplier relations director in the company's Boulder office.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America has promoted Bob Daniels to executive vice president and JJ Rudman to national sales manager. Both will take on their new roles on Sept. 1.
PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Serfas has hired Patrick Baldwin as a regional sales manager. The company also has hired the outside sales rep force, Southeast Sports, and announced that it will repeat its Golden Ticket promotion at Interbike, awarding one lucky dealer with $5,000 in Serfas product,
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Ivan Harms has joined Loaded Precision Components and will oversee brand strategy and operations for the mountain bike component maker.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Todd Grant will join the National Bicycle Dealers Association as its new executive director on Sept. 1.
FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — Deb Hubsmith, the longtime leader of the Safe Routes to School movement in the U.S., passed away Tuesday after a nearly two-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was 46.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus Mobile Security, Inc. has appointed Mathias Lundblad as the general manager of the company's North American business unit.
PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Tony Stanislav has joined Paceline Products, the maker of Chamois Butt'r, as its sales and marketing manager.
TOULOUSE, France (BRAIN) — French fork and shock brand BOS Suspension has hired Luke Musselman as director of global sales and marketing.
￼HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (BRAIN) — David Clopton is retiring after 25 years working for Finish Line Technologies, the company announced.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Brendan Quirk, the co-founder of Competitive Cyclist, is joining Rapha as president of its North American business, the company announced Friday. He will start Sept. 1.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Highway Two has hired James Thomas as its key accounts manager. Thomas is best known as the former national accounts manager at Serfas.
Highway Two also has promoted Justin Savord to inside sales team lead. Savord was previously a sales rep.
SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) —Kore USA has hired Monica McCosh as its new North American sales & marketing manager.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has announced the addition of four new employees.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Smith has hired action sports industry veteran Tim Weisser as West Coast sales manager for sports/outdoor lifestyle and Benny Cruickshank as sports channel communications manager.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has appointed James Hamilton, based in the company's Frome, U.K. office, as its global marketing manager, for parts and accessories in its Cycling Sports Group.
BAULKHAM HILLS, Australia (BRAIN) — Trent Fitzgibbins, one of the co-founders of the Australian distributor JetBlack Products, has sold his share in the company to co-founder Tony Simmonds and plans to take "a lesser role in the company."
BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs has named Blair Clark as its president and COO.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Industry veteran George Simone has joined Advanced Sports International in the newly created role of vice president of global business development. Simone is charged with developing short- and long-term growth plans for ASI.