Cane Creek names Ian Cross as director of sales

By Stephen Frothingham

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Ian Cross as their new director of sales. He started in the position on Monday.

Cross comes to Cane Creek with nearly 30 years of experience in the cycling industry, beginning as a bike mechanic and working his way up to become U.S. sales director of components at Hawley, where he has worked since 1997.

“We are very excited to have Ian Cross join Cane Creek Cycling Components,” said Brent Graves, president and CEO of the company. “We have pivoted the company over the last 18 months to be more agile, proactive, and productive, and it is now a great time to add someone with Ian’s sales experience and leadership. When I met Ian more than 15 years ago I was impressed by his professionalism and persistence, and time has only enhanced those traits.”

Cross holds a BA in business administration from Covenant College and in addition to being a life-long cyclist is an avid runner, having placed in the top 1,000 at the Boston Marathon.

“Over the years I’ve admired Cane Creek’s bold approaches to innovation, enhancing bicycle design, and ultimately improving the cycling experience,” said Cross. “I’m thrilled …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News