Industry News 7/11/2014

EMP: Performance Sk8 Group plans US headquarters, hires Glenn Brumage as CEO

Performance Sk8 Group plans US headquarters, hires Glenn Brumage as CEO

Founder and chairman of Performance Sk8 group Becket Colon and business angel partner Lisa Thoren are proud to announce, as a step in the aggressive plan to grow to the company, the appointment of Glenn Brumage as CEO of parent company, Performance Sk8 Holding and the opening of corporate headquarters in the US.

“I have been following Glenn for a number of years now. Through is involvement with IASC, SIMA, BRA, SDSI, his stance on progressive technologies and his pioneering of the Asian market, Glenn is truly unique in our industry. He is committed, passionate and shares my vision on skateboarding and the world around it. He also shares my views of the evolving market place and our responsibility to our end user, the skateboarder. Skateboarding and skateboarders need more people like him.” Becket Colon

Lisa Thoren commented, “I had the pleasure of meeting Performance Sk8 Founder and Inventor Becket Colón during a Connect Angel Investor event in Sweden. I am impressed with his creativity and tenacity and how his innovations benefit the end user. I’m excited that after a diligent search, Becket has chosen Glenn Brumage as CEO and after seeing him work, have full confidence in his ability to build a global organization and launch Performance Sk8 products successfully into the world market.”

More on Glenn Brumage
Glenn Brumage has devoted his life to the boardsports industry as a respected business leader and hack participant.

He has owned a successful sales rep group, managed sales and marketing as “Solutionator” and VP as well as helped drive new business as Managing Director of business development in China. He is a partner in Future Shock Consulting where he has seen the evolution of a new paradigm on the future of business. He donates his time and experience as a business mentor with SDSI, board member at IASC and committee chairman at SHACC.
www.linkedin.com/in/glennbrumage/

More on Performance Sk8
Performance Sk8 group designs and distributes products and ideas that improve and enhance the sport of skateboarding by incorporating creative design, innovative manufacturing, advanced materials, technologies and direct end user relationships. Performance Sk8 owns patented as well as patents pending products that enhance the performance and longer life of skateboard related equipment.

“Our first responsibility is to skaters. Everything from design to distribution must be weighed against this credo and from it we will succeed in building technologically advanced products, relevant to our sport.” Glenn Brumage, CEO