BERN, Switzerland - The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) hired Florian Dammer (photo) as Manager for its Bicycle Section. “After our initial evaluation period with the WFSGI and the bicycle industry the time is right to appoint a bicycle manager in order to extend the services to our bicycle members”, said WFSGI Executive Board Member Jeroen Snijders-Blok (COO Accell Group).
“Florian will also further develop new programs with the UCI and other bicycle stakeholders. We are glad that we found somebody who knows both the competition scene as well as the technical bicycle issues.”
Former road racer and at KTM marketing
The 28-year-old German Florian Dammer joined the growing WFSGI team last November. He used to compete in Youth Road Racing in the German Bundesliga and took part in World Cup’s. The endurance sport enthusiast studied Business economics and Sports Management in Heidelberg/Germany and worked at KTM Fahrrad and Lowa Shoes in the marketing division in Austria. In 2010 he started to develop the sales and marketing for sportcampus.com, a platform to provide online retail trainings in Munich.
Also new PR Manager
Simone Ramsauer also joined the WFSGI as PR manager last November. She has acquired a great knowledge in various sport organizations. Before joining the WFSGI she was the Project Manager at the agency that markets the National Beachvolleyball Tour in Switzerland. Further she worked at the Vancouver Organizing Committee as the Deputy Manager of NOC/NPC Services Centre and in 2008/09 at Populous Architecture in London at the studio which designed the Olympic Stadium for London 2012.
For more than eight years, Simone Ramsauer gained a huge insight into the Olympic Games as the Project Manager of Olympic Team Management at Swiss Olympic. The Swiss holds a degree in Sports Management.