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Posted November 13, 2015
Young is a 23-year veteran of Shimano American.
Jeff Young

NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — G Joannou Cycle has hired Jeffrey Young as executive vice president of sales. Young will start Nov. 16 and be responsible for GJC's Jamis and Nirve domestic sales operations.

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Posted November 9, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Alex Wassmann will be departing SRAM, effective Nov. 30. Wassmann spent more than 20 years at SRAM in a range of roles through two separate stints. Most recently he directed SRAM's sports marketing partnerships in triathlon, road and cyclocross.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 9, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — A year after taking over leadership of Orbea USA, Gonzalo Garcia de Salazar has been promoted to global sales manager for the Spanish brand.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted November 6, 2015

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles has hired Bryan Mason as domestic sales manager, supporting U.S. dealers as well as inside and independent reps.

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Posted November 5, 2015

MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Components has named Sergio Iglesias creative director. In his new role, Iglesias will be in charge of Rotor´s brand identity, its visual presence in the marketplace, and the brand´s long-term creative direction.

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Posted November 5, 2015

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has hired Vince Mazzuca as senior marketing manager and Jennie Wong as sales and marketing coordinator.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — As mentioned in a recent article about the League of American Bicyclists' new executive director, the League's former CEO, Andy Clarke, has joined Toole Design Grou

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Posted November 3, 2015

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Alex Strickland has been promoted to editor-in-chief at Adventure Cyclist magazine as its previous editor, Michael Deme, has assumed the position of design and media department director and executive editor of the magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted November 3, 2015
Johnson is a former VP at GU.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker has hired Christian Johnson to fill the company's newly created position of vice president of global sales. The company said the new role highlights its rapid expansion.

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Posted November 3, 2015
Longtime ad sales rep Dick Crumb retires.
Karl Wiedemann.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has hired Karl Wiedemann to handle advertising sales on the East Coast. Wiedemann replaces Dick Crumb, who is retiring after 24 years selling for the magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps / Media/Publishing / BRAIN News
Posted November 2, 2015

BERLIN (BRAIN) — German e-bike company Brose has hired Anne Guethoff as its new director of marketing. Guethoff has diverse marketing management and sales integration experience at companies including Johnson & Johnson, Essilor Transitions and Rodenstock.

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Posted October 30, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Burton on Friday announced a new U.S. sales structure and the role for Elysa Walk, who announced earlier this week that she was stepping down as general manager at Giant to join the Vermont snowboard company.

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Posted October 28, 2015

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (BRAIN) — Spanish helmet brand Catlike has hired Sean Kneale as its North American brand manager, effective Nov. 1.

“With over 15 years of experience as an outside rep, Sean will use that knowledge to build the Catlike brand in North America,” the company said in a statement.

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Posted October 28, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has hired Kate Powlison as its new road brand manager. Powlison, currently a senior marketing and communications manager at PeopleForBikes, will start at SRAM in Chicago on Nov. 2.

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Posted October 27, 2015
Walk has been Giant's general manager for the last seven years. JT Thompson will take over as GM.
Elysa Walk.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Elysa Walk is leaving Giant Bicycle, where she has worked for 11 years and been general manager for seven years, to take a position at Burton Snowboards in Vermont next month.

Walk announced the decision to Giant retailers in a letter emailed Tuesday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted October 26, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — Protective gear company G-Form has hired Michael DeLeon as VP of global marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 22, 2015
Moots' Ti Stick cowbells

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Moots will donate 100 percent of proceeds from sales of its Ti Stick cowbells to mountain bike pioneer Charlie Cunningham, who was injured in a bike accident in August and is hospitalized recovering from brain surgery.

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Posted October 20, 2015
Alex Doty with League board chair Karen Jenkins.

Doty, the executive director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, will replace the League's longtime director Andy Clarke, who resigned in July.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted October 16, 2015

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN) — Scott Montgomery has left Club Ride Apparel, where he has been CEO for three and a half years. Club Ride founder Mike Herlinger will take the reins as interim CEO, the company announced.

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Posted October 15, 2015

HERTOGENBOSCH, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — Carbon wheel and component manufacturer Edco Engineering has hired Clayton Goldsmith as their international sales manager.

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