Leadership change at Dorel

Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group, maker of Cannondale bicycles, announced it is appointing Henning Schroeder as global vice president product for CSG and Brian Immel to global vice president of marketing, CSG, according to Bicycle Retailer.

Scott Rittschoff, who was senior vice president of global marketing and product development, is leaving the company, which is headquartered in Wilton, at the end of the month, according to the publication.

“Scott led the CSG product and marketing teams during an important time in the industry and I’d like to thank him for his contributions. We wish him all the best in his future plans,”  Peter Woods, president and CEO of Dorel Sports, told the publication.

Schroeder has been with the company 11 years and has steered the development of a number of Cannondale bikes, including the EVO, Scalpel SI, Slate and Quick. Immel has been with CSG for five years, leading marketing for Cannondale, the report said.

CSG also promoted David Guzik to global vice president of engineering. Guzik has been with CSG for two years and is a 17-year veteran of the industry. He spent the majority of his career at Trek.

“Product innovation continues to be our No. 1 priority for Cycling Sports Group. It’s what we’re known for and why consumers demand our bikes,” Woods said told the magazine. “We launched our MY17 Cannondale product line to excellent reviews around the world, in large part because of the contributions of Henning, David and Brian and their teams.