National Football League Executive Joins Leadership Team of Dorel
BETHEL, CT, June 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B,
DII.A), today announced the appointment of Adam Ingrao as the new General
Manager for Cycling Sports Group (CSG) Canada. In this capacity, Ingrao will
be responsible for elevating CSG presence within the Canadian marketplace by
leading and developing the overall strategies to meet company goals and
objectives. As general manager, he also will drive development of winning
sales and marketing programs to fuel top line growth; drive profitability;
increase market share; and, will be overseeing CSG's budget and cash flow.
"Adam brings deep creative and strategic business development skills to
Cycling Sports Group, and he's uniquely qualified to extend our presence in
Canada," said Robert Baird, President of Dorel's Recreational/Leisure segment.
"His experience in retail marketing and efficient business operations and
development made him the leading candidate for this important position."
Ingrao joined Cycling Sports Group with ten years of management
experience for international athletic and performance brands. Most recently,
he worked for the National Football League (NFL) overseeing the League's
international consumer products business. In that capacity, Ingrao implemented
a new business model for international licensing, developed and implemented a
global retail strategy, and served as the NFL's primary point of contact for
all related international product and retail development issues. Prior to the
NFL, Ingrao was an international sales and operations manager for Polo Ralph
Lauren in London, and worked as a sales & operations manager for Reebok
International's European, African and Middle Eastern distributor businesses,
based in London and Munich.
"I am eager and honored to join the Cycling Sports Group," says Ingrao.
"I'm confident the experience I gained across the industry has prepared me to
raise the profile of our world-class brands in Canada."
Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A) is a world class juvenile
products and bicycle company. Established in 1962, Dorel creates style and
excitement in equal measure to safety, quality and value. The Company's
lifestyle leadership position is pronounced in both its Juvenile and Bicycle
categories with an array of trend-setting products. Dorel's powerfully branded
products include Safety 1st, Quinny, Cosco, Maxi-Cosi and Bébé Confort in
Juvenile, as well as Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose and SUGOI in
Recreational/Leisure. Dorel's Home Furnishings segment markets a wide
assortment of furniture products, both domestically produced and imported.
Dorel is a US$2.2 billion company with 4700 employees, facilities in eighteen
countries, and sales worldwide.
For further information:
For further information: Michael De Leon, Cycling Sports Group, (608)
268-8309, MDeLeon@cannondalegroup.com; Rick Leckner, Dorel Industries Inc,