BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Hugh Walton and Shelley Gedak are sharing management responsibilities at Veltec Sports following the return of former CEO Manfred Krikke Jr. to its Dutch parent company and the departure of other senior managers.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Ian Ferguson as its new U.S. sales manager.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro’s has let go of Chris Zigmont as its chief executive officer. Matthew Simpson, Pedro’s chief operating officer will step up to replace Zigmont as Pedro’s interim chief executive officer.
SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has hired Ming Tan as its new general manager. He’ll be responsible for the Ritchey Design and Syncros Applied Technology brands in North America.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—After more than seven years with Crankbrothers, Christina Orlandella is leaving her role as the company’s marketing director for sights (far) north.
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Jon Swanson has joined Reynolds Cycling as vice president of product management.
BAXTER, IA (BRAIN)—Phil Wood, the man responsible for sealed hubs and bottom brackets, died on March 14 at his daughter's home in Roseville, California. He was 83.
CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN)—Gita Sporting Goods has hired Chad Geithman as its new sales representative for the Pacific Northwest territory of Oregon and Washington.
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Reynolds Cycling vice president of sales and marketing Jonathan Geran is leaving the company to transition to a new phase in life.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN)—Intense Cycles has hired Craig “Stikman” Glaspell as its new marketing manager.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—Intense Cycles' former director of sales and marketing Paul Cusick has taken the position of global sales manager at Sixsixone.
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear (Hincapie) has hired Scott Hedin as a retail sales representative for the brand in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Diamondback Bikes has hired Jon Kennedy as marketing brand manager; he will work out of their Kent, Washington, headquarters.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The Competitor Group (CGI) has hired Bouker Pool as its senior vice president of marketing.
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Chris Gould as retail sales representative for the brand in Las Vegas, NV; Arizona; New Mexico and El Paso, TX.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Dorel Recreational/Leisure (R/L), a division of Dorel Industries, has appointed Andrew Coccari its new global chief marketing officer.
Coccari joins the organization from Honeywell where he was global head of marketing.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Applied Cycling Labs, Inc., makers of Hüdz products, has hired Soren Strom to take over distribution and OE management for the brand.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports, Inc. has hired Steve Parke for the newly created position of director of sales. Parke will oversee all international and domestic sales activity for ASI’s six brands: Fuji, Kestrel, SE, Breezer, Terry Precision and Oval Concepts.
GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—BMC Trading Company has filled two positions for head of sales and global head of marketing.