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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — A few personnel changes in the bike industry this week.
LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Juergen Eckmann is stepping down as president of Pearl Izumi, the company announced Tuesday, after 11 years with the company. Eckmann will be replaced by Mike O'Connor, who is being promoted from vice president of consumer service, retail & distribution.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Douglas Ritter has joined Mavic, Inc., representing the brand as sales rep in Nevada and Arizon effective November 1.
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Campagnolo has hired Joshua Riddle to coordinate and implement a global marketing strategy for the company’s brands. Riddle’s background includes stints at Trek Bicycle and Pinarello, as well as work in Europe and Latin America.
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Julien Carron is stepping down as technology coordinator at the international cycling union, UCI, at the end of November, the organization announced Friday.
Carron has been central to the UCI's equipment approval program, including its "UCI Approved" frame stickers.
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN) — Capo Cycling Apparel has reached a new sales partnership with Scot Allen and Jeff Gold of the Gold Agency.
The two will now represent Capo in the Midwest cycling market, including Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky.
WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN) — FSA has a new boss in the U.S. market. Lance Bohlen, 56, has officially taken over as the company’s managing director, replacing Matt VanEnkevort, who left in June to become CEO at Marin Bicycles.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — Greg Hind, founder of Hind Performance and GH Sports, died Wednesday after a short illness. He was 66.
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Dirt Rag Magazine has hired longtime industry journalist Mike Cushionbury as editor.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has added several new hires and made some internal promotions. The company said it is experiencing rapid sales growth across all categories.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles has added new sales reps in the U.S, in addtion to new inside sales and demo staff members.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Sales agency New England Athletic has a new name and has added Cervélo and Focus bikes to its portfolio.
The agency has been renamed GPM Sports Group.
NORTHVALE, NJ (BRAIN) — Jamis Bicycles has hired Mike Abrams as Eastern regional sales manager.
ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN) — Former UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team trainer and soigneur, Bill Haelsen, died Monday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina. Haelsen was 45 years old.