NEUCHÂTEL, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Cervélo has appointed Michael Marx as chief operating officer. With Marx taking over the day-to-day management responsibilities, Cervelo founders, Phil White and Gérard Vroomen, can refocus on what they do best—engineering, product design and strategic issues.
MADONE, Italy (BRAIN)—Vittoria has added Walter Belli to its marketing department.
SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN)—Thule has hired Tom Andrews as national accounts sales manager.
Andrews will be the key contact for Thule’s western national accounts and will report to Schuyler Horton, Thule’s director of national accounts.
WATERTOWN, MA (BRAIN)—Seven Cycles has hired Jim MacLeod to be the company's director of global sales.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Selle Royal recently hired Steve Delacruz as product developer.
He will remain based in Southern California at Selle Royal’s new location in Laguna Beach.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Go211.com, an action sports social networking and online video share site, is partnering with BMX pro rider Tara Llanes in hosting an online auction to help raise funds towards Llanes' growing medical costs.
CANTON, MA (BRAIN)—Kryptonite, a brand in Ingersoll Rand’s Security Technologies Sector, has appointed Karen Rizzo as general manager.
CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Forbes Bagatelle-Black has joined Currie Technologies as vice president of engineering. In this role he will oversee all aspects of the product development group.
CRANSTON, R.I. (BRAIN)—After four years with Uvex Sports and more than 14 years in public relations, Maria Miglioretti has decided to leave the field to pursue other ventures.
EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—Eugene Sloane, author of "The Complete Book of Bicycling," died of complications from pneumonia last Saturday. He was 91.
BY NICOLE FORMOSA
WESTCHESTER, NY (BRAIN)—Stuart John Meyers, who owned and published the industry’s oldest trade magazine, American Bicyclist, has died. He was 83.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Kimberlee Caledonia passed away on March 19 after courageously battling brain cancer for more than two years. She was 45 years old.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The New York Times had a feature story yesterday on the Phinney family.
Click on link to read.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima has promoted Liz Szulczewski to regional sales director for the Western territory and hired Ross Gilsrud as regional sales director for the Central region.
MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (BRAIN)—The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) Board of Directors has chosen Matt Carlson as successor to retiring president and chief executive officer Jim Faltinek.
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN)—The industry is gathering for Dick Burke's Celebration of Life this afternoon and tonight at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.
From 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. is for paying respect to the family. From 5 p.m. is a celebration of life program. Cocktails and food to follow.
GARDENA, CA (BRAIN)—One of the early leaders of the bicycle clothing industry, John Kucharik Sr, died recently at 93.
Kucharik Sr. was the founder of Kucharik Bicycle Clothing in Gardena, California. He also owned a bike shop, and served the industry for more than 50 years.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—The Milwaukee businessman who in 1976 created one of the most iconic and successful bike brands to ever grace shop floors, Trek, passed away late Monday night.
He was 73 years old.
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN)—Burley Design has hired Troy Cameron as its new vice president of sales and customer Service.
Born and raised in Eugene, Troy Cameron is a graduate from Oregon State University with a degree in both Marketing and International Business and a minor in Textile Design.