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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.

Posted in North America Tagged People
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.

Posted in North America Tagged People
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.

Posted in North America Tagged People
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.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
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.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 15, 2015

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

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted October 15, 2015

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired independent sales rep Dean Kuzara to cover the Pacific Northwest, including Washington state, Oregon, Montana and Alaska.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted October 9, 2015

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired Clayton Wangbichler as media and public relations content editor.  Wangbichler comes to WTB from Mountain Bike Action magazine, where he served as assistant editor.

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