MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (formerly known as Cannondale Sports Group) executive vice president of global marketing Bruno Maier is leaving the company.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Catalyst's national sales manager Rod Judd has exited the company. He will now work in a larger capacity for Boulder County's advocacy programs.
Judd had been with Catalyst for four years.
Judd's responsibilities will be turned over to Gregg Thayer.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—Clif Bar & Company has hired Mike Valvano as national sales manager of the sports retail channel.
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—After serving as a part-time consultant for Reynolds Cycling since the beginning of the year, Paul Lew will now join Reynolds Cycling full-time as director of technology and innovation.
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—HB Performance Systems has promoted Darren Campbell to vice president and general manager of the Hayes Bicycle Group. Campbell succeeds Kurt Person, who has been made vice president of advanced business development with HB Performance Systems.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Zoot Sports has appointed Jeff Cunningham national sales manager.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong has selected Joan Harrold as its new marketing and communications coordinator. In this new position, Harrold is helping publicize Bikes Belong’s work, promote bicycling and develop a new campaign to recruit bicycling supporters.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Rocky Mountain has hired a new sales rep in the Northwest United States.
Eric Daignault, based in Portland, Oregon, will act as the sales rep for Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Daignault most recently managed the Downtown Bike Gallery in Portland
CARSON CITY, NV (BRAIN)—Veltec Sports hired Chris Bogue as the company's new vice president of sales. Bogue, previously vice president of sales and strategic accounts at Pearl Izumi, comes to Veltec with over 25 years of experience in outdoor and cycling products.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Cadence Cycling & Multisport Centers co-founder and president Matt Heitmann will be stepping down in order to pursue a new position heading up an effort to build a world-class, 250-meter indoor velodrome and community events center in Manhattan.
FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN)—Former marketing director/brand manager at Jagwire Jason Grantz will now accept the same position for Cane Creek.
His last day at Jagwire is May 15.
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Wilderness Trail Bikes has added Kenny Burt to the company’s U.S. Tech Rep team.
WTB is ramping up its tech rep team to strategically increase its brand awareness and sales across the country.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Pedro's Christopher Zigmont has joined Press Camp as an advisor under the banner of a new company called Lifeboat Events.
EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—After eight years with Veltec Sports, Josh Greenberg has been hired by Lake Cycling to lead the organization as its managing director.
BUELLTON, CA (BRAIN)—Don’t be surprised if you turn on the TV one of these days and see Bob Fox sitting at the final table of the World Poker Tournament. Before Fox started his now multi-million dollar suspension company in 1974, he put food on the table by moonlighting as a professional poker player.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—All those doubts about Lance Armstrong racing in the Tour de France after suffering a broken collarbone in Spain can seemingly be erased.
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—Edge Composites has appointed Beverly Lucas vice president of global sales and marketing and Jason Sager as outside sales/events coordinator.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle has promoted Gregg Frederick to the position of director of sales and business development.
MADRID, Spain (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong's comeback to competitive road cycling came to a crashing halt on narrow country road in Spain yesterday.