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Posted December 20, 2012
Arno Raaijmakers

BAD NAUHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — Arno Raaijmakers has joined JD Group as Benelux service manager for the company's TransX electric bike drive systems.

Posted in International Tagged Electric bike / People
Posted December 20, 2012
Mary Lauren Hall

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Mary Lauren Hall will become communications manager for The Alliance for Biking & Walking starting January 2.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted December 20, 2012

PROVIDENCE, RI (BRAIN) — Industry veteran and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee Jim Wannamaker has been named to the board of advisors for the Providence Cyclo-cross Festival, the event announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 19, 2012
(From left) Bernhard Johanni, Marcus Schneider and Richard Rüttiger

SCHWEINFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — SRAM has established a new management structure at SRAM Deutschland GmbH as the company transitions its facility here from manufacturing to a development and training center.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 18, 2012

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN) — Clifton Pemble will become president and CEO of Garmin Ltd. on Jan. 1, succeeding co-founder Dr. Min Kao, the company announced.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 12, 2012

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is now working with Durango, Colorado-based Verde PR & Consulting for public relations in North America.

The company said the will focus on bringing added brand awareness to BMC’s domestic mountain, road and triathlon bikes, as well as sponsored riders.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 11, 2012
John Bradley

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Journalist John Bradley is joining TRUE Communications, a public relations and marketing company that represents a variety of bike brands.

Bradley is former senior editor at Wired and Outside magazines.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted December 11, 2012
Caley Fretz

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. has promoted Caley Fretz to tech editor for Velo magazine and VeloNews.com.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted December 10, 2012

BRADFORD ON AVON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Dr. Alexander Eric Moulton, the engineer and inventor who founded the Moulton bicycle company, died Sunday evening at age 92.

A statement from the company said Moulton died peacefully in the company of his family and staff. 

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted December 6, 2012
Hugh Walton at home in Boulder Thursday. Photo: Ray Keener

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc. is searching for a new general manager after the company and Hugh Walton agreed to separate. Walton is recovering from a stroke and recent heart surgery. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 6, 2012

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — 2XU has announced Fred Hernandez as its new director of marketing for North America. 

“I’m thrilled to be joining 2XU at such an exciting time,” said Hernandez. “The company is primed for growth and I look forward to contributing to the marketing effort.”

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 4, 2012

POZZOLEONE, Italy (BRAIN) – Fizik brand specialist Adam Bookwalter has assumed the new role of area manager of Fizik North America, Selle Royal announced Tuesday. Bookwalter will handle media, sponsorship, public relations and sales support. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 4, 2012

WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN) — Alan Offenberg has been named chief executive officer by the Compass Diversified Holdings board and will remain on the company’s board of directors. Compass is the parent of Fox and CamelBak.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 3, 2012
Ayotte at the 2012 Interbike Outdoor Demo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — After 13 years with Fizik, Suzette Ayotte, is stepping down.   

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 28, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is adding to its marketing muscle with the hires of Elayna Caldwell and Chris Zigmont. Each will be making the move to Chicago as they take on their new roles next January. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 28, 2012
Austin McInerny

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — The board of directors for the nonprofit that runs high school cycling leagues has shuffled the organization’s top-paid position, replacing recent executive director hire Doug Selee with Austin McInerny, a seasoned member of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, or NICA.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted November 28, 2012
Jessica Ginster

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — The Wisconsin Bike Fed has hired Jessica Ginster as development director. 

Ginster will provide strategic direction in developing donor relations and expanding the Bike Fed’s presence, impact and funding statewide. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted November 28, 2012

SUN VALLEY, IDAHO (BRAIN)—Terry Duran has stepped down as the national sales manager for Scott Sports’ U.S. bicycle division. It’s a role Duran had held since it was created in January 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 26, 2012
Tim Jackson

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Focus Bicycles USA has named Tim Jackson as its new marketing manager. Jackson was previously brand manager of Masi Bicycles before becoming a product manager for ASI, and most recently marketing manager for Pivot Cycles/ BH Bikes USA.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 21, 2012

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has hired Todd Grant as its vice president of global sales. He will manage inside, domestic and international sales. Grant will be based out of Niner’s Fort Collins, Colorado, office.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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