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.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Ryders Eyewear has hired Chris Strome as its new brand specialist.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Two weeks into his new role as president of Ideal Bike Corporation, Hermes Chang is making his formal entry into the bicycle industry at the Taipei Cycle Show.
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—SCOTT USA has added Brian Bohlman to its U.S. bicycle group.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Sparc Retail has hired John Telfer, founder and former chief executive officer of BroForm.com and Influence Technologies, to be vice president of business development.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—Multisport product manufacturer Rocket Science Sports is quickly expanding its coverage with the addition of outside sales representatives in new areas.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Meet the eighth and newest employee at Planet Bike, Jeff Frehner.
NORTHVALE, NJ (BRAIN)—Jamis Bicycles has added two new sales representatives to support continued expansion in northern California.
SUNSET BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Alienation BMX has hired Rob Morgan as its new west coast sales rep.
Morgan comes to the job with 15 years of BMX experience, which includes riding, video production and judging at major contests.