LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Profile Design has appointed Karen Sing as director of sponsorships and events.
In addition to her new role, Sing will continue as the wetsuit developer for Profile Design. Having worked in the triathlon industry for nearly 20 years, she is a familiar presence at events and expos.
LINCOLN, NE (BRAIN)—Tomac has hired Dan Roper as its new outside rep for the Wyoming and Utah territories.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Dorel has hired Lila Campbell as its new chief human resources officer – global for the Recreational/Leisure Segment.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—USA Cycling has appointed Andrea Smith as director of media and communications for USA Cycling, the Colorado-based non-profit organization responsible for governing all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States.
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—Scott Winans has been hired by Mountain Racing Products as its new vice president of engineering.
He will work closely with Ryan Cranston and Darek Barefoot to help develop new product lines.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bruno Maier will join the Bikes Belong staff on June 1 as the organization's full-time membership and development director.
LINCOLN, NE (BRAIN)—Tomac Bikes bolstered its U.S. sales force with the addition of industry veteran and pro mountain and road racer Rich Weis.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports has hired Mike Gann for the newly created position of director of product development. Gann will oversee product processes for all of ASI’s brands including Fuji , Kestrel, SE and Breezer.
BEND, OR (BRAIN)—Steve Larsen died Tuesday night after finishing a run on the track near his home in Bend, Oregon. An exact cause of death isn't known at this time. He was 39 years old.
EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—Lake Cycling has bolstered its outside sales rep force by hiring industry veterans to represent the brand in the Pacific Northwest, Texas, Okalahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Haro Bicycles has appointed Allan Cooke to the position of BMX brand manager.
GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN)—Anthony Sloan, in charge of Yeti Cycles' Rocky Mountain demo program, passed away in his sleep on May 6. He was 37 years old.
VENTURA, CA (BRAIN)—Nema has hired Gregorio de Haro to develop and manage all of Nema’s export business.
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Ben Capron, who was a partner with True Communications in the Bay Area, is returning to Specialized on a full-time basis.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon has hired Steve Boyd as director of operations for Dahon California.
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.