NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Knolly Bikes has hired Paul Nash, who started as the brand's general manager on May 2. The company said Nash's hire was part of its next step in streamlining operations and increasing the brand's market penetration globally.
LEXINGTON, S.C. and LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has hired Pat McGinnis as its vice president of commercial. McGinnis comes to Hawley-Lambert from FreeMotion Fitness, and Raleigh America previously.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has hired Sean O'Brien as its new marketing director, and Katie Peña has joined as account executive.
WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group has named Chris Hopwood public relations manager for North America. He has been with CSG for six years, most recently as the global marketing manager for GT Bicycles.
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Julian Coffey, the former publisher of Pinkbike and previous marketing director at Race Face, has signed on at Kali Protectives as vice president of business development.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Registria has hired Ben Lockett as vice president of sales. Lockett will co-lead sales efforts for Registeria's mobile warranty registration service, Photoregister.
FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired T.R. Maloney as senior manager of OEM sales. The company also promoted Sam Anderson to be junior OEM sales manager.
Maloney has more than 20 years of experience in the cycling and outdoor industries.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. has named John Bradley as its senior vice president of media, effective immediately.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — River City Bicycles has hired industry veteran Chris DiStefano to handle marketing and public affairs. DiStefano has more than 20 years of experience in the bike industry, most recently as communications director for Rapha North America.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BikeRadar has hired Russell Eich as a technical writer. Eich joins BikeRadar from SmartEtailing, where he was a web content and production editor for more than a decade.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made four new hires in sales, product management and marketing — including industry veteran Adam Micklin as director of sales, international.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has hired Kelly Reyes as the organization's new vice president of membership, a new position that oversees the membership department.
MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Donald J. Goniu, who founded Olympic Cycle Supply with his father, died Wednesday at 89.
NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) —Jamis Bicycles hired Doug Martin as the company's new director of sports marketing and communications. Martin will be based in the company's Santa Ana, California, office.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Swiftwick has hired Jamie Pillsbury as national bike sales manager.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Phillip Sporidis, Mavic's commercial director for North America, will resign from the company, effective June 30. The company announced that Sarah Lehman will assume Sporidis' commercial responsibilities in North America in addition to serving as Enve's general manager.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Protective gear brand Leatt Corporation has hired Andrea Gallarotti, who joins the Leatt marketing team.
Gallarotti, 29, has spent the past five years working for Alpinestars.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Steve Blank has joined USA Cycling as the executive director of the USA Cycling Foundation, the non-profit fundraising arm of USA Cycling for U.S. National and Olympic Team athlete development.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BMX and mountain bike racing legend Mike King has joined Felt Bicycles as a brand ambassador. King has won more than 20 championships and is a member of the BMX Hall of Fame and the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Todson Inc. has hired Rick Dyer to be its new national sales manager for the IBD channel. Dyer will be joining Todson after 19 years at Vittoria Industries North America (formerly BikeMine), where he was the national sales manager.