Tag: personnel

VMI Americas appoints new sales manager

Monday 11th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Bill Bisson has joined VMI Americas as area sales manager. In his new role, he will oversee sales of VMI’s extruder-gear pump systems.

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ZF CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer leaves

Friday 8th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the supervisory board of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Dr. Franz-Josef Paefgen, and CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer have agreed Dr. Sommer will step down from office with immediate effect. Until a successor is appointed, Finance Board Member and CEO Deputy Representative, Dr. Konstantin Sauer (58), will assume the role of CEO on an interim basis.

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Tracey Joubert joins Cooper Tire board

Monday 20th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company named Tracey I. Joubert as a director of the company on 16 November. Joubert is chief financial officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company, a leading global brewer with iconic global and national brands such as Coors Light, Miller Lite, Carling and Staropramen as well as leading craft beers including Sharp’s Doom Bar, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, and Blue Moon.

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Alfred Graham re-elected to ITMA presidency

Alfred Graham re-elected to ITMA presidency

Friday 3rd November 2017 | 0 Comments

Alfred Graham will continue as president of the International Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA) after he was re-elected to the ITMA presidency. The vote was called as Graham had served his two year period of office, following which the association’s constitution requires the presidential selection process to be initiated. However, he was unanimously re-elected at the association’s annual general meeting recently held in Spain where it was also agreed he would continue as ITMA’s director.

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Marangoni appoints Martin Kalagin as Central Technical Service director

Marangoni appoints Martin Kalagin as Central Technical Service director

Wednesday 18th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Retreading Systems has appointed Martin Kalagin as Central Technical Service director, reporting in this role to the chief executive officer of the group. The Central Technical Service will define and implement the rules and the global guidelines, align the local plans and resources and coordinate the activities of all Technical Service Teams of Marangoni Retreading Systems Business Unit in Europe and overseas.

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KPMG appoints new UK head of automotive

KPMG appoints new UK head of automotive

Tuesday 10th October 2017 | 0 Comments

KPMG has appointed Justin Benson as its UK head of automotive. Benson joined the firm in 2000 and has risen to the level of director. KPMG states that has worked in the automotive sector for over a decade and is well known within the industry.

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Triangle Tyre Europe appoints Pizzamiglio as sales director Southern Europe

Triangle Tyre Europe appoints Pizzamiglio as sales director Southern Europe

Wednesday 4th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Roberto Pizzamiglio has joined Triangle Tyre Europe as sales director for Southern Europe. Pizzamiglio has more than 20 years’ experience in the Italian tyre market and has covered several sales and marketing management roles within Magri Group, one of the leading tyre distributors in the country.

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New head of business development for Carbon Clean

New head of business development for Carbon Clean

Friday 22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Carbon Clean, the engine decarbonising system that works using electrolysis, is expanding its dynamic workforce with the recent appointment of Ben Rudge as head of business development. With more than 20 years’ industry experience covering a broad spectrum of roles and responsibilities, Carbon Clean states Rudge is well-placed to help take the business forward and grow Carbon Clean’s presence in the UK marketplace.

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Goodyear appoints chief marketing, digital officers for North America consumer business

Monday 18th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has appointed Mike Dwyer as chief marketing officer and Mike Dauberman as chief digital officer in its North America consumer business. Both appointments are effective immediately; both will report to Scott Rogers, who was recently named president, North America consumer.

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Pelmar promotes EMEA sales director

Pelmar promotes EMEA sales director

Monday 18th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Pelmar Group has appointed Enrique Guix to the position of sales director EMEA. Guix takes on the role on top of his responsibility for the South and Central America market, effective from 1 September 2017. Guix will report directly to Robert Adam, managing director of Pelmar Germany, which has become the hub of all Pelmar Engineering European activity.

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Hans Biörck proposed as new Trelleborg chairman

Friday 15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

After 10 years as a board member, including five years as chairman, Trelleborg AB’s Sören Mellstig, has declared that he is not available for re-election. The nomination committee has therefore today decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting 2018, the election of current director, Hans Biörck, as chairman of the board.

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TIA urges congress to cover hurricane Irma relief bill

Wednesday 13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association and members of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Coalition will lobby Congress to apply WOTC to natural disasters that will cover powerful hurricanes like Harvey and Irma.

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ZF Services UK appoints new product support engineer

ZF Services UK appoints new product support engineer

Wednesday 13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

ZF Services UK has appointed a new product support engineer responsible for driving forward its technical support and mentoring. Simon Ackroyd has been appointed to the role, and will oversee training for its customer base and partners in the UK. Simon has worked with the ZF family since 2002, First with Hindle group as a workshop engineer before later progressing into a technical manager role with powertrain products Ltd. Altogether, he has more than 15 years’ automotive industry experience working with ZF.

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ZC Rubber names Ákos Barcsik as field engineer manager

ZC Rubber names Ákos Barcsik as field engineer manager

Tuesday 12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber has named Ákos Barcsik as its new field engineer manager, who will work from Zhongce Europe GmbH (ZC Europe) and provide targeted service for the European market. Prior to joining ZC Rubber, Ákos Barcsik served as national field engineer manager for 9 years at Bridgestone East Europe. “Europe is an important market to ZC Rubber in its global business map. We are pleased to work with Ákos Barcsik and achieve the company’s goals in European market together”, company representatives said in a statement.

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Toyo USA promotes Roy Bromfield to president and CEO

Tuesday 12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (TTC) has promoted Roy Bromfield to president and chief executive officer. In this role, he is responsible for all product categories of Toyo-branded business in the US replacement market.

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