Dorel Sports has promoted Adam Ingrao to the position of vice president of key accounts. Ingrao will be responsible for product assortment, sales and marketing across the sporting goods channel in North America. Ingrao also will continue in his role as general manager of Dorel Sports Canada.
"I'm thrilled to promote Adam into this newly created role focused on sporting goods to lead Dorel Sports' efforts to grow and develop this exciting channel,"said Peter Woods, president and CEO of Dorel Sports. "The sporting goods channel is a vibrant and growing part of the North American bike market. The strength of the Dorel Sports' portfolio enables us to partner closely with key retailers to deliver great products within an innovative consumer shopping experience."
Ingrao joined Dorel Sports in 2009 as the general manager of Canada for the Cycling Sports Group, where he focused on developing Dorel's IBD business in Canada. In 2012 he was promoted to general manager of Canada for all of Dorel Sports, taking on responsibility for all channels across IBD, sporting goods and mass merchants. Prior to joining the company, Ingrao held marketing, sales and operations roles with the National Football League, Ralph Lauren and Reebok.
Dorel Sports also has added two sales managers to support Ingrao. John O'Fallon and Michael Sohasky have both been promoted to national account managers, having previously served in sales-related roles within the company for several years.
Dorel Sports is a segment of Dorel Industries, Inc., which is traded on the Toronto stock exchange under the DII.B and DII.A symbols. Its brands include Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, Caloi and Sugoi.
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.