RIEDSTADT, Germany—Clayton Goldsmith, global aftermarket sales manager at Hayes Bicycle Group, resigned from his position effective April 1 to start two new distribution business ventures.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Jon Hadfield, former sales representative of Race Face Components, joins mountain bike frame manufacturer Banshee Bikes as international sales and marketing manager.
GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN)—Yeti Cycles has hired John Pentecost for the role of international sales manager.
SANTA CLARA, CA (BRAIN)—Terry Shaw, owner of Shaw’s Lightweight Cycles in Santa Clara, California, is awaiting a heart transplant at Stanford Hospital.
Shaw, who has been in business for nearly 30 years in the Bay Area, is considered a legend among most everyone he's come across.
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox has hired Jim Noonan as its new marketing manager.
Noonan fills the position vacated by Elayna Caldwell, who left Fox earlier this year to take a new marketing director job at Interbike.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Hugh Walton, vice president of sales, product and marketing for Veltec Sports, is leaving the company. His last day will be March 31.
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Highway Two has appointed George Eubanks as president.
WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics has hired golf industry veteran Bob Bartlett for the newly created position of operations manager.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—RockShox has hired Scott Hart as its brand communications manager.
LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Long Beach real estate broker and cycling advocate Mark Bixby was among four people killed when their Salt Lake City-bound plane crashed along a runway at Long Beach Airport on Wednesday morning.. One person was seriously injured in the crash.
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Frank Raduziner to represent the brand in Southern California.
FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN)—Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Holly Colson as its new director of marketing.
Utilizing her 16 years of experience in marketing and avid passion for cycling, Colson will employ her skills to amplify the motivation behind Cane Creek’s brand, according to a press release.
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN)—Greg "Chopper" Randolph has left Smith Optics to work as general manager and director of PR/marketing for the Sun Valley Marketing Alliance.
Randolph had been at Smith Optics for the last seven years, working as the company's PR communications manager.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Canari Cyclewear has hired of Andy Jasper as national IBD sales manager.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Panache Cyclewear has appointed Kevin Burnette to vice president of sales.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Timbuk2 has hired Nicole Chabot as international sales director.
Chabot brings more than 18 years of business management and international sales experience in both the consumer lifestyle and outdoor industry arenas.
REYNOLDSBURG, OH (BRAIN)—Jim Wannamaker has stepped down as marketing director for Kenda USA. He will be taking a position at Vee Rubber, as further details will be made available regarding this early next week.
BROOKLINE, MA (BRAIN)—Harry Montague, a residential architect, came up with his folding bike design to make it easier to access the Potomac River Trail, the C&O Canal and many other of his favorite rides.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Ellen Hall will bolster marketing efforts at Boulder Cycle Sports, a shop with strong ties with its community that opened a second location last spring. She has accepted a newly created position in marketing at the Boulder, Colorado business owned by Brandon Dwight.