MDK Adds a CEO

Redwood City, CA - MDK Motorsports is committed to attracting top talent to the team both on and off the track, and continued success requires dynamic leadership. As such, we are proud to introduce at the helm of MDK Motorsports, Barry Gilbert as CEO. Mr. Gilbert is a seasoned retail executive with over 30 years experience in a broad range of merchandise categories. He is the ideal force to direct the next stage of growth for the MDK brand family of motorcycle products, services, and retail stores.

The MDK Racing team has worked hard to develop a world-class racing organization and the retail and speed equipment divisions of MDK Motorsports are dedicated to the same level of quality and professionalism in order to become premier motorcycle destinations and solutions. Similarly, Mr. Gilbert brings the same passion and expertise to the entire MDK Motorsports operation. He has served previously in top executive positions with leading retail brands including CEO of Smith and Hawken, and Vice Chairman of the Sharper Image. MDK enthusiastically welcomes Mr. Gilbert to the MDK team.  

Owner Mark Kvamme states, "Barry's vision, ability to build a management team, and extensive retail expertise made him the top choice." Mr. Gilbert will lead MDK Motorsports into the next level of growth and continued expansion into motorsports retail and product markets.

Success in all areas of the company and the industry requires passion, commitment, and leadership. MDK benefits from Mr. Gilbert's wide-ranging retail and merchandising experience. Through the continued integration of research and development, dealerships, brick and mortar merchandising, and online retail, MDK plans to become the brand name of choice for beginner riders through seasoned pro?s, and the high quality, high performance products of choice for the motorsports industry.

About MDK Motorsports

MDK Motorsports, LLC is a privately held company and part of the MDK brand family of motorcycle related products and services. MDK Motorsports' core values include quality, reliability, performance, and professionalism. These same high standards apply to the entire MDK brand family of products and services from MDK Racing to MDK Speed Equipment to Face Lift Unlimited Designs to MDK Dealerships.

Team sponsors include: KTM, Kal-Gard, MDK Speed Equipment, FMF, ProTaper, Bell Helmets, Dunlop, Cycra, Face Lift Unlimited Designs, WP, Hinson Clutch Components, Sik Industries, Twin Air, Motion Pro, Arc Levers, Shift, Fox, Gaerne, Regina Chains.

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