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Niner Bikes adds two engineers, hires Zack Vestal as marketing manager

Published June 4, 2018

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has hired two new engineers and a new marketing manager.

The marketing manager is Zack Vestal, a former a tech editor at VeloNews and communications manager at Mavic. Vestal has most recently been the bike marketing manager for Scott USA.

Vestal said his "immediate goal is to show our riders, our retailers, and our fans that Niner is charging ahead with a clear vision for the future. We plan to push Niner into the spotlight as both a pioneer in the category, with a deep well of experience, yet also show, not just tell, the world that we are just as innovative now as we've ever been.

"Niner was born in the USA and fueled the 29er revolution. The team is agile, inquisitive, and engaged. They're always investigating what works best for riders and retailers. This formula of high energy, agility, and constant quest for development is invigorating."

Niner's two new engineers are Mark Busse and Peter Field.

Busse comes to Niner from Bell Helmets, where he was a product design engineer. Field is a recent engineering graduate from Colorado State University who has done extensive work with suspension systems.

Field said he looking forward to being a part of the development of Niner's in-house prototypes. He said that gives Niner a huge amount of flexibility and allows the team to move quickly on design tweaks and new frame development.

"I couldn't possibly be more excited about being at Niner, especially where the company is right now. There are so many great new projects in the works, and the team here is clearly super passionate about delivering all of them. I feel really lucky to be part of helping make that happen."

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