Nokian Tyres North America President to Retire
In the New Year Dennis Gaede will retire from his position as president of Nokian Tyres North America. His tenure as president, during which time the company’s North American sales grew from US$3 million to $115 million, and 15-year career with Nokian will end as of January 15, and Bernie Del Duca, current vice president of sales, Nokian Tyres North America will take up the position.
The company’s North American operation is also to receive a new managing director. Jan Lepisto, who at present is managing director of Nokian in Sweden, will step into this role.