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“I want to bridge technology in Japan with the market needs in Europe,” said Eric de Seynes (r.) who hands over his position to Olivier Prévost (l.) – Photo Yamaha

Mr. Yamaha e-bike Eric de Seynes steps down as President and CEO

SCHIPHOL, the Netherlands - The former Yamaha Europe Vice-President, Olivier Prévost succeeds Eric de Seynes as President and CEO of Yamaha Europe as...

After a 30-year career, Dirk Niermann starts as an independent consultant on sustainability and corporate governance. – Photo Hebie

Dirk Niermann leaving component manufacturer Hebie

BIELFELD, Germany - He played a decisive role in multiple management positions in the past 30 years, but as part of a partial retirement plan Dirk...

The launch of a showroom in Brussels in November is part of Cowboy's growing omni-channel strategy. – Photo Cowboy

Ex-Oura and Peloton chiefs join Cowboy board

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In what it calls "a strategic move to further strengthen its governance", e-bike brand Cowboy has appointed two senior industry...

Newly appointed board members of CONEBI include, from Left to Right: CONEBI General Manager, Manuel Marsilio, Board Members Mr. Ben Kao, Mr. Remco Tekstra, Mr. Didier Morelle, Mr. Bayram Akgul and Mr. Pedro Araújo (Missing from the photo are CONEBI President Erhard Büchel and Board Member Mr. Massimo Panzeri) - Photo CONEBI

Erhard Büchel re-elected as president of CONEBI

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) elected a new Board of Directors during the 2023 General Assembly...

International growth is a key goal for 2024 for Argon 18. – Photo Argon 18

Eyeing international growth Argon 18 bags new CRO from Specialized

MONTREAL, Canada - As part of the company's international business growth strategy, Argon 18 has appointed Patrick Flaherty as chief revenue officer...

The New Supervisory Board at Rohloff AG (from left to right): Ernst Brust, Katja Lubitz and Constantin Ziehe. – Photo Rohloff

Industry veteran Ernst Brust joins Rohloff's new supervisory board

KASSEL, Germany - After company founder Bernhard Rohloff passed away in May the shareholders of Rohloff AG have now appointed a new supervisory...

The online vendor did not reveal which of its businesses, bike, tennis, outdoor, or team sports, is facing the biggest problems. – Photo Signa Sports United

Signa Sports United takes drastic steps to face economic headwinds

BERLIN, Germany - Online vendor Signa Sports United is taking instant action to face continuing macroeconomic headwinds, oversupply in the market and...

Incoming CEO Tjeerd Jegen has more than 25 years of expertise in global retail companies. – Photo Accell Group

Accell Group appoints new CEO

HEERENVEEN, The Netherlands - Accell Group has appointed Tjeerd Jegen as CEO and Chair of the Management Board. Starting 1 November 2023, Jegen who...

“The possibility of stepping into my father's shoes is on the horizon, but it's important to understand that our approach is quite flexible,” explains Daria Büchel as she takes her first steps into the family business. – Photo Büchel

Büchel enters transition phase as new generation steps in

FULDA, Germany - Following an initial reluctance to join the family business, Daria Büchel is now following her father footsteps into the bicycle...

“Without Karim there would be no Cowboy,” shared Adrien Roose and Tanguy Goretti in announcing the co-founder's death aged 36. - Photo Cowboy

Cowboy mourns the loss of co-founder Karim Slaoui

BRUSSELS, Belgium - E-bike brand Cowboy has announced that one of its co-founders, Karim Slaoui, has sadly passed away. The 36-year-old died of a...