Cooper Tire Appoints General Manager, Mickey Thompson
A new general manager has been appointed to Cooper Tire & Rubber subsidiary Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels. Steve Kersh, most recently based in Melksham as Cooper Tire’s director of European sales and marketing, will oversee all aspects of Mickey Thompson operations, including finance, human resources, sales and marketing, supply chain, information technology and business development.
Kersh joined the company in 1993 as a production supervisor, and has served as a management trainee at the Bowling Green, Ohio, hose plant; as international customer service coordinator; international sales trainee; territory manager, international sales; regional manager, international sales; and manager of international sales. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and a master’s in business administration from The University of Findlay, in Ohio.