SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply has promoted three members of its purchasing and product development team and reorganized them into two departments.
REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Five Ten has appointed Wally Barker as its new chief financial officer.
His professional background includes serving as president and CFO of Quiksilver, Japan.
RENO, NV (BRAIN)—TEXmarket USA has hired Mike Taylor as its operations manager.
MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN)—Matthew Bianchi is moving from his technical service/neutral support position in Washington state to the Denver area, where he will manage FSA's new Rocky Mountain territory offering sales and technical support to retailers, and neutral support at local races.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant global director of product development Dennis Lane has decided to leave the company at the end of September.
PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN)—BMX rider Rickey Bates died last week in a car crash. He was 23.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Jeff Schumacher, formerly Sports Authority's chief marketing officer, "has resigned from The Sports Authority," the company said in a brief statement.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—LeMond Fitness has appointed Verde PR & Consulting as its public relations agency of record.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Mavic has added Scott Carey to its network of independent sales representatives.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)--Devin Walton and Harald Troost are leaving Shimano. Walton, who handled North America media relations for Shimano, is leaving at the end of the month. Troost, who handled media relations in Europe, is joining Koga Bicycles.
NORTH VANCOUVER, Canada—Ryders Eyewear has hired Roy Williams to fill its buyer and product developer role.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized has hired veteran cycling journalist Ben Delaney as brand communications manager.
NOVATO, CA (BRAIN)—Marin Bikes has promoted Thad Fabish to national sales manager.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has appointed Mark Leydecker senior vice president of merchandising.
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Reynolds Cycling, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of high performance bicycle wheels, has announced that industry veteran Len Cabaltera of Racine, Wisconsin has joined the company.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired Steve Parke as its new Northern California sales representative.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—John Rangel, Specialized’s vice president and chief financial officer, has left the company. Rangel accepted a CFO position with Tria Beauty, a consumer skincare products company, according to a press released issued Aug. 30 by Tria.
WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN) — Pedro's president and general manager Matt Simpson has decided to leave the company in mid-September.
He announced his departure in an email to friends and colleagues.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Silas Hesterberg has joined Giant’s Global Development team in the role of global product developer - off-road.
In his new position he’s responsible for enhancing and expanding Giant’s line of off-road bikes, with a strong focus on the sport and hardtail segments.