Continental Tyre Group has announced that Tom Whittaker passed away on 19 December 2016.
Whittaker, 55, had worked for Continental Tyres since 2001, initially in tuning and sales development. After this, Tom managed the ultra-high performance tyre development business in the UK and Ireland. According to the company, he contributed “significantly to the growth of Continental over the last decade”. For the last four years Tom was responsible for the UK and Irish fleet car business.
Tom Whittaker is survived by his partner Tracy and their daughter Alexandra.