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.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Zoot Sports has announced new sales reps in the Southeast and New England territories.
KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Kyle Casteel is leaving Raleigh USA after 13 years with the organization, most recently as senior product/brand manager.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant USA has added Karsten Hagen as Northwest regional manager. His region includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Northern California.
AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN)—Santini U.S. is expanding its outside sales force with the addition of a national custom clothing coordinator and territorial reps covering Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Northern California.
BAD URACH, Germany (BRAIN)—Magura has restructured its bike parts sector internally at its German headquarters in an effort to deliver fast and efficient workshop services to dealers and end consumers.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclocross Magazine has added a third member of its editorial team, Joanna Jones, who starts as managing editor.
Jones is an avid cyclist and former collegiate racer. She will steer the publication's print and online content and its community-contributed content.
MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN)—Hans Bergman announced Monday that he is stepping down as general manager of Assos North America to take a position with the ski clothing company Kjus North America.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Jim Keefe has joined the management team behind the Bicycle Leadership Conference.
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012—Rolf Prima has hired Cameron Langham as sales manager for the wheel maker’s domestic and international sales.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Terry Cooke for its USA R&D team in San Luis Obipso.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Brett Lindstrom, national and international sales manager for Speedplay, has left the company “to focus on new projects and spend some time with my family,” he told BRAIN this week.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—The National Interscholastic Cycling Association, the organization governing high school mountain biking, has named Doug Selee as its new executive director.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)— Yakima Products has expanded the territory covered by one of its sales rep groups, Rocky Mountain Rep Group. Effective Wednesday, Rocky Mountain will represent Yakima in Colorado and New Mexico, as well as Utah and Wyoming.
LONDON (BRAIN) — During NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony Friday, a commentator noted that a flying dove bicycle segment reminded him of the iconic image of a flying bike from the 1980s movie classic, ET, the Extra Terrestrial.
Mavis co-founded Pearl Izumi in the USA in 1988, and also served as president of Sugoi for four years.