FSA names Vandermolen managing director as Bohlen retires

By Stephen Frothingham

MUKILTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) — Full Speed Ahead Inc. (FSA) has named Mark Vandermolen managing director of its U.S. office as industry veteran Lance Bohlen retires to focus on his health. Bohlen will remain with the company through June 29 to assist with the transition.

“As with all good things, it’s time to bring my time at FSA and my 40-year bike industry career to an end. It’s been a great ride,” Bohlen said. “It’s been a pleasure to cap off my career at FSA, a company whose dedicated employees and innovation in all product categories continues to amaze me.”

Vandermolen spent the last year and a half at FSA’s factory in Taiwan learning the production details of the company’s catalog of components as well as leading several new product initiatives. Prior to joining FSA, he spent 16 years with Profile Design in various capacities including product development, sales, marketing and brand management.

“I am excited to have this great opportunity and I’m looking forward to contributing to the growth of Full Speed Ahead and Vision,” Vandermolen said.

A cyclist who enjoys all types of riding, Vandermolen also competes in triathlons, practices yoga and pursues an active lifestyle both on and …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News