Tag Archives: Accell Group

Former Accell COO Jeroen Snijders Blok passes away

Jeroen Snijders Blok, one of the current Accell Group founders and a former member of the board of directors, has passed away at the age of 62. He worked for the company for more than 25 years throughout various iterations and subsidiaries. Blok began his career at Batavus in 1993 …

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Accell Bike Parts launches Bike@Home online platform

Accell Bike Parts has today launched its online platform Bike@Home in the UK. Bike@Home is a knowledge platform providing blogs, DIY videos and direct links to over 200 bicycle dealers across the country as well as a webshop offering a large range of bicycle parts and accessories. The platform aims …

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Accell Group CSCO steps down

Accell Group chief supply chain officer (CSCO) Jeroen Both has stepped down and will leave the business at the end of 2021. He will depart after six years in the role. “This is a logical moment to hand over my tasks,” he said. “I am proud of all our accomplishments …

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Accell Group sees sales rise 38% in last four months

The Accell Group has reported ‘very strong’ net sales from July till October, with a 38% increase versus the same period last year. This brings YTD net sales growth to 16%. Consequently, the group has revised its guidance upwards and is now expecting EBIT for 2020 to exceed prior-year EBIT. …

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Accell Group launches new video showing how ‘cycling moves the world forward’

Bicycle manufacturer Accell Group has launched its ‘new purpose’ with an online video featuring the company’s staff showing how ‘cycling moves the world forward’. Its plants in Heerenveen, which produce bicycles for the European market, are also transitioning to solar energy in 2021. The move will result in a reduction …

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Accell Group sees ‘steep’ post-lockdown sales rebound

The Accell Group has recorded a year-on-year sales growth of 53.1% in June. This brings H1 net sales to €676.9 million, up 4.0% vs last year, despite the impact of lockdown in March and April. H1 EBIT came in at €45.1 million (excluding one-offs: €47.5 million), trailing H1 2019 levels …

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Double award for Continental tyres made from dandelion rubber

The Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre from Continental has won the Red Dot Design award. It was also recently awarded the E-Bike Design and Innovation Award in the Sustainability and Green category by the magazine Focus E-Bike. While the Red Dot Award is awarded for the design of the tread of …

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Pippa Wibberley to become global managing director of Accell Bike Parts

Pippa Wibberley will be taking up a new position as global managing director of Accell Bike Parts GmbH, after two and a half years as managing director of Raleigh UK. During her time as MD, Wibberley led a strong Raleigh team to deliver market share growth in key markets such …

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Accell Group sees “strong recovery” of bike sales in May

The Accell Group has seen a “strong recovery” in its bike sales in May, following weak March and April sales. Due to the various lockdowns and subsequent shop closures in several countries, group revenue in March and April came in approximately 27% lower compared to last year. Towards the end …

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