Kirkby Tyres has appointed John Parker as director of business development and special projects effective from 2 August 2016.
Parker is a well-known figure in the tyre wholesale sector and has been involved in the tyre industry for 45 years. This includes 29 years of experience in tyre wholesale. For the last 25 years Parker has been working for R H Claydon Ltd in various roles, latterly as sales and marketing director.
Parker will now work closely with Kirkby’s management team, particularly recently appointed sales director Peter Hodges.
Managing director Dave Dorrity commented: “The combined team and experience of Peter and John will further enhance Kirkby Tyres Ltd’s position in the market place as being the leading independent tyre wholesaler of truck and off-highway tyres and tubes in the UK and Ireland”.