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MX Star Blackwell Joins Zero Motorcycles

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A Motocross legend and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame member (2000) has joined the board of directors at Zero Motorcycles – Mark Blackwell.

Blackwell, a teen MX superstar, has vast experience in not only racing, but he held various positions in the industry, from jobs with Suzuki and Husqvarna to Vice President and General Manager of Victory Motorcycles. In addition to his new responsibilities with Zero Motorcycles, Blackwell remains an executive of Polaris Industries.

Mark Blackwell says: “I am delighted to join the Board of Zero Motorcycles. I have tracked the progress of the company from afar and been impressed with its growing product line and its increasingly well-established brand, channel, and supply chain. I look forward to helping the company grow in the coming years and advising its team of talented, industry-experienced executives.”

Aflalo Guimaraes (Managing Director of the Invus Group, LLC, and Zero board member) says: “My colleagues and I have known Mark for a while and we greatly value his industry insight, knowledge of motorcycles, and years of managerial expertise. “We are excited Mark has elected to join the Board of the company and we know his contributions and talents will make an enormous impact on our business moving forward. We look forward to a close and productive relationship with him.”

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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