MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — ISPO BIKE has a new exhibition director as longtime community manager David Badalec takes over while Eva Schlangenotto is taking maternity leave, the trade show announced Friday.
Badalec has been community manager for the action sports segment for seven years.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has appointed Johnny West as its new North American general manager.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Paul Levine is joining Specialized Bicycle Components’ retailer education program, SBCU. Levine, the founder of Signiture Cycles, will teach dealers "the implementation and refinement of a sustainable fit business."
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has promoted Jason Federico to its global sales team in aftermarket sales support and hired Steven Sperling for the newly created position of customer service representative.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Bernie Doering, who headed Easton-Bell Sports’ global sales up until last summer, is back at the company. The former Nike executive had resigned his position with EBS last July.
PALO ALTO, CA (BRAIN) — Alan Nordin, former president of Fallbrook Technologies’ bicycle division, has joined Slidepad Technologies Inc. as an executive advisor.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has hired Daniel Shiau vice president of R&D and product engineering.
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — European industry veteran Andi Schmidt, has joined Hayes Components as its European marketing manager.
SUN PRAIRIE, WI (BRAIN) — Chris Clinton is joining Challenge North America as marketing and OE sales director, the company announced Tuesday.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Triathlon is now a separate department within the Italian clothing brand Castelli, the company announced Monday.
GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — USA BMX has hired Jason “Shooter” McGuire as editor and photographer of Pull Magazine, which goes out to the race association’s more than 65,000 members.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — Duncan Riffle, a two-time U.S. downhill champion, is joining SRAM's marketing communications team as North American mountain bike PR and media coordinator.
MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — Greg Brodsky, longtime leader of The Bike Cooperative, stepped aside Feb. 1 as outdoor industry veteran Scott Barrett became the new president of the retailer-owned cooperative.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc. has hired Phillip Sporidis as general manager, effective Monday. Sporidis comes to Mavic most recently from Amoena USA, a leading producer of post-breast cancer wellness products for women, where he served as president.
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — Hayes Components has made several promotions recently, saying the changes come on the heels of 24 months of sales growth.
DUXBURY, MA (BRAIN) — Bern Unlimited has appointed three new sales agencies across the East Coast: Specialty Sports, Mountain Enterprises and Harrison Montgomery.
MIAMI, FL (BRAIN) — Florida retailer Mary Jane Mark is asking the industry to join her in donating bikes to World Bicycle Relief in memory of Bill Keith.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Longtime Cannondale and Pacific Cycle product managers Curt Davis and Greg Blake have joined folding bike brand Dahon as directors of product development.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Fixed-gear bike company Pure Fix Cycles has hired industry veteran Terry Duran as global sales manager. Duran was previously national sales manager for Scott Sports' U.S. bike division.