DriveRight Data has appointed Keith Jordan as board chairman as the company expands its global operations.
A recent partnership with long term financier Finance Wales is designed to facilitate strategy to strengthen the company’s position of preferred supplier of fitment data to the global wheel and tyre industry, coupled with a plan to establish new business units within emerging countries and enhance its international presence in the market.
DriveRight Data CEO Richard Bailey, said: “We’re pleased to welcome Keith to the appointment. His vast experience as a non-executive chairman in a variety of business sectors, working with a number of private equity houses and major banks will enhance the effective operation of the board; provide good financial control, clear strategy and the highest standards of corporate governance. Keith brings extensive international business experience throughout Europe, North America, Middle and Far East (including China) which will be invaluable as the company progresses further globally”
Further appointments in newly established LA headquarters
At the same time as announcing the addition of Keith Jordan as chairman, DriveRight Data has opened a new sales office in Glendale, California to service the growing North American market. The announcement follows the appointment of Jack Karamian as vice president sales, North America.
Karamian ´s background includes over 20 years in business development having worked with Fortune 100 companies including Pepsico, Nestle, Danon, Visa, Goodyear Tires, Firestone Tires, Turbo Tires, and Chief Auto Parts.
“DriveRight has phenomenal capability, paired with wonderfully talented staffs that are determined to deliver unsurpassed quality at a value”, Jack Karamian commented.
DriveRight Data CMO Sacha Hold, said: “We’re pleased to welcome Jack in this role. His sales and business development experience in a variety of business sectors with good knowledge in providing data coupled with his automotive enthusiasm brings the right mix to expedite our business in North America to the next level.”