June 14, 2018 (BREA, Calif.) – 6D Helmets is pleased to announce the hiring of two new employees, Andreas Hengstberger as Sales Manager, and Daniel Luber as Product Design Engineer. Andreas will oversee all domestic and international sales activities for the brand, managing the growing sales team and distributor partners around the globe. Andreas comes to 6D with deep roots in the motorcycle industry and held management positions at KTM, Husaberg and most recently Motonation. He brings a wealth of experience and business acumen to the company and will help to continue developing 6D's dealer and distributor network.
"As a lifelong two wheel enthusiast, I've admired 6D's innovative and groundbreaking approach to helmet safety from the beginning and I am honored to be part of the team. The brand new ATR-2 is raising the bar again and I am looking forward to contributing to 6D's worldwide success," said Andreas Hengstberger. Bob Weber, Co-Founder and CEO added "Andreas is a perfect fit for our growing company and we look forward to his contributions to our efforts in the global marketplace. There are many exciting opportunities for our brand and our protective ODS technology, and we are working hard to address them as we grow."
Daniel comes to 6D with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder, and will participate in new product design, support of existing products and manufacturing process activities for the brand. Daniel has deep roots in bicycle racing and most recently worked on the design of hydration systems with CamelBak. Daniel will join 6D's technical development team in creating new and improved products.
"I'm very proud to become part of 6D's engineering team. It is exciting to be part of a company that is producing a truly innovative and superior product that offers the highest level of protection to riders like myself. I am excited about future R&D efforts and my future with 6D." said Daniel Luber. Robert Reisinger, Co-Founder and Director of R&D & Engineering added "We are excited to have Daniel as part of our growing engineering team and look forward to the contributions he will bring to the company as we grow."
6D changed the helmet industry forever with its revolutionary Omni-Directional Suspension (ODS) technology providing improved helmet safety in 2012. 6D Helmets has been on an aggressive growth path since that time, successfully introducing helmets in both the cycling and motorcycling categories.