SPRINGBORO, Ohio (BRAIN) — Safe Haven Brands, the parent company of Airborne Bicycles, DK Bikes and System Cycle Supply, has hired Michael Gamstetter as brand manager of all brands and product manager for Airborne.
Gamstetter is a 26-year industry veteran who most recently co-founded Cycle Group Inc., and helped launch the Box Components brand.
“Watching Michael’s career over the years has been exciting – I’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to work with him,” said Bill Danishek, Safe Haven Brands’ president.
At CGI, Gamstetter was brand manager for Box, handling marketing, product and graphic design, rider, team and event sponsorship and product management for the growing component line. He will put much of his experience to work at Safe Haven, taking on some of the same duties.
Prior to CGI, Gamstetter spent 11 years on the editorial staff at Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. He left in 2005 and, a short time later, earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, a degree he put to good use at Box.
Both natives of Dayton, Ohio, Gamstetter and Danishek have known each other for more than 30 years, first becoming aware of each other on the BMX track in the 1980s. Danishek’s dad …read more