HAVERHILL, Mass. (March 24, 2010) – Pedro’s Inc. announced today the departure of Chris Zigmont as CEO, effective as of March 22, 2010.
“We thank Chris for his significant contributions to Pedro’s during the last five years,” said Lars Hellsten, chairman of the Pedro’s board. “Chris managed strong accomplishments in taking Pedro’s from a division within a larger company to a stand alone and fully-fledged company. His passion for the brand and bicycle will live on at Pedro’s.”
Looking ahead to the future, Pedro’s will focus efforts on strengthening internal operations.
“We will leverage our existing strengths, which have yielded a healthy brand over the years,” Hellsten said, “and will intensify our efforts to drive a culture of operational excellence.”
Effective immediately, the board has announced Matthew Simpson, Chief Operating Officer and interim CEO.
Pedro’s is a Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA-based supplier of high quality bicycle tools, lubricants and care products created with a focus on sustainability. Pedro’s is the official tool and lube partner to the Garmin-Transitions Pro Cycling Team and the LUNA Women’s Professional Cycling Team. Pedro’s products have been helping elite champions reach the podium and commuters reach the office since 1989. To learn more, visit www.pedros.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
source: Wendy Booher