NUNSPEET, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Effective january 1, Matthias Reinacher will become managing director of Pearl Izumi Europe, the company announced Monday. Reinacher is currently the senior brand manager of the Shimano-owned company.
APPLETON, WI (BRAIN) — Road Warrior Sports, maker of a lightweight, aerodynamic sport trailer, announced this week that Marc Cutilletta has joined the company as the Rocky Mountain Region sales rep.
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN) — Wheel maker Reynolds Cycling is enacting a minimum advertised pricing policy. The company also has launched a new pricing and pre-book program and hired a new domestic sales manager, Travis Erwin.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN) — H3 Publications, publisher of Decline, Road and Tri magazines, has hired Joss DeWaele to fill the role of assistant editor for all three titles.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Coach and cycling software developer Dirk Friel's video of a driver who tailed him and a partner on a road ride recently led to the driver being cited for several traffic violations.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — David Fee is returning to Yakima Products after a roughly one-year absence from the company.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — BMC-USA has hired Matt Heitmann its new director of marketing, the company announced this week. Heitmann was previously director of bike marketing for Backcountry.com, the parent of Competive Cyclist and other online retailer brands.
PARSIPPANY, NJ (BRAIN) — John Comer, a longtime industry executive who retired from Kent International last year, died at his home on Monday. He was 68 and died of complications from an accident.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events, the organizer of DealerCamp and PressCamp, is restructuring its management team, a process that included the departure of Lifeboat's communication director, Chris Zigmont.
KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Industry vet Mark Landsaat has been named senior product manager at Raleigh USA.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Scott Oliver, former director of North American sales for bike at Easton-Bell Sports, is no longer with the company. His last day was Friday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Josh Patterson, the former editor of Dirt Rag magazine, is joining Future Plc.'s Bike Radar U.S. team as a technical writer.
Patterson will officially start with BikeRadar on Monday, Sept. 17, the first day of OutDoor Demo for Interbike.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN) — Former ProTour mechanic and Velo magazine tech editor Nick Legan is joining the Dispach communications agency.
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Cardo, the maker of Bluetooth communications systems for cyclists, has hired Mike Abrams as its Eastern territory manager, and Brenda Lyons as a Western sales rep.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International has promoted John Solinsky to Oval Concepts product and brand manager.
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — ENVE has hired a new director of engineering, Scott Nielson, formerly of Trek Bicycle Corp.
Nielson has 15 years of composites engineering, testing, and manufacturing experience.
RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN) —Vittoria wants to grow its market share in mountain bike tires in the U.S. and recently hired Ken Avery as a dedicated brand and product manager for its Geax off-road tire line.