leadership

Galen Mook joins MassBike as new executive director

BOSTON (BRAIN) — The  Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition has hired  Galen Mook as the organization’s new executive director. Mook will take over helm of the statewide advocacy organization in July

REI suspends orders of Vista Outdoor brands, encourages Vista ’to lead’

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI, like its Canadian co-op cohort MEC has decided to suspend orders of Vista Outdoor products because of the company’s connection to the firearms industry.

Specialized adds global retail leader to help its retailers improve

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized has hired Marcie Webster as its new leader of global retail. Webster, who was most recently with The North Face will focus on helping Specialized retailers “elevate store performance and integrate operations” with the company. “I am thrilled to be joining Specialized – a team of such smart and passionate people.

Specialized adds global retail leader to help its retailers improve

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized has hired Marcie Webster as its new leader of global retail. Webster, who was most recently with The North Face will focus on helping Specialized retailers “elevate store performance and integrate operations” with the company. “I am thrilled to be joining Specialized – a team of such smart and passionate people.

Specialized adds global retail leader to help its retailers improve

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized has hired Marcie Webster as its new leader of global retail.

Accell Group reports flat sales in first quarter, appoints interim CEO, considers Pon offer

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) —  Accell Group, which planned to hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, said its sales in the first months of 2017 were at the same level as last year.

Bruno Maier joins Huffy Corporation

DAYTON, Ohio (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Bruno Maier, most recently with RockyMounts , has taken a job at Huffy Corporation in Ohio. Maier previously worked for Huffy in the 1990s.  “We are excited to have Bruno back at Huffy and recognize the rare perspective he has of the bike industry

Giant USA promotes several employees to new roles this month

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant USA has promoted several of its employees to new roles, starting with John “JT” Thompson, who has been promoted to executive director. Thompson will still be in charge of Giant’s sales and retail services, and now adds Credit, Product, and Marketing

Accell names Larry Pizzi SVP of sales and marketing for IBD channel

Pizzi to focus on ANA's IBD brands Raleigh, SBS, Lapierre and Redline as well as IBD e-bike strategies. KENT, Wash.

Hugh Walton joins Currie sales team

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.