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.
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN) — The Hive has hired Ian Ferguson to manage its North American aftermarket sales and rep force for its Chub, Revl and e*thirteen brands.
KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply's longtime leader, Chuck Hooper, will step aside this spring as Greg Blackwell becomes president of the distributor, which is owned by the Accell Group.
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Longtime Specialized sales executive John Quinn has left the Morgan Hill company to go to work for Scott Sports, where he will be national sales manager for Scott's U.S. bike division.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Longtime Easton-Bell Sports managers Don Palermini and Jeff Titone have left the company as part of multiple job changes at the Bell Helmets and Blackburn brands. The company also has promoted several staffers to new positions and said it is recruiting to fill other positions.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Hawley has added industry veteran Charlie Sachsel to its Northern California account manager force.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima Products Inc. has Sandi Lennehan to chief financial officer.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer international editor Nicole Formosa is leaving to join Bike magazine as managing editor. Her last day with BRAIN will be Jan. 18.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has appointed David Cabanban as the new Midwest territory manager for the IZIP Road Show.
NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau USA is partnering with Tsunami Sales Group for sales representation in Southern California, from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, effective this month.
PALOS VERDES, CA (BRAIN) — Steve Bowen, owner of Palos Verdes Bicycle Center, died Sunday of natural causes while riding in Malibu with a friend, according to the store.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, parent company of Fuji, SE, Kestrel, Breezer and Oval Concepts, has hired five new sales representatives in territories across the U.S.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Longtime Bicycle Transportation Alliance employee Tom Rousculp is joining Vanilla Bicycles, Rousculp announced this week.
BAD NAUHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — Arno Raaijmakers has joined JD Group as Benelux service manager for the company's TransX electric bike drive systems.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Mary Lauren Hall will become communications manager for The Alliance for Biking & Walking starting January 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.