Küryakyn Hires Pete Amenda As Vice President Of Product Development. Many Other Key Positions Still Available.

PeteAmendaTo lead its NXT 25 program (the next 25 years of designing and manufacturing aftermarket parts and accessories for the motorcycle industry), Küryakyn hired Pete Amanda as VO of Product development.

Most recently Amanda was the VP of Marketing for S&S Cycle where he led or supported numerous new product development and commercialization efforts that resulted in significant product line growth in the American V-Twin performance parts market. Amenda’s career has spanned three decades on both an OEM and aftermarket level. Along the way, he has held leadership roles in retail, distribution and manufacturing, including production and general management, brand, product & channel marketing, new product development and strategic planning. Besides S&S Cycle, notable previous positions include manufacturing area manager for Harley-Davidson, Screamin’ Eagle performance parts category manager, and VP of Marketing & Portfolio Management for Custom Chrome.

“Bringing Pete in with his skill set, background and personality, we will see a significant impact in the growth and culture of our company on multiple levels” notes Küryakyn president Holger Mohr. “It’s also not every day you get the chance to intertwine a lifelong passion into your everyday routine,. Pete Amanda is a true enthusiast and we have the perfect candidate for this critical position.”

“Küryakyn believes motorcycles aren’t simply a means of transportation, but rather a representation of a person’s very identity,” says Amenda. “I certainly agree with this philosophy and really look forward to working with the creative minds on this team to help accelerate Küryakyn’s continued growth for the next 25 years.”

Other key positions are available at the Wisconsin-based company, including product designers and engineers in the R&D department, marketing & creative positions, sales, accounting, admin, IT and purchasing. If you think you have what it takes to be part of the NXT 25 initiative, check out Kuryakyn Careers.

Cyril Huze