Goodyear Dunlop UK appoints new national account manager
Goodyear Dunlop UK has named Chris Ryder as national account manager of its commercial fleet operations. Ryder will be based at the company’s headquarters in Birmingham as well as travelling nationwide to build and strengthen relationships with key customers.
The role see him managing and developing Goodyear Dunlop’s expanding national key account portfolio as well as developing the tyre manufacturer’s industry leading sales practices.
Chris Ryder commented: “I am extremely pleased to have the opportunity to work for an organisation on the scale of Goodyear Dunlop. I was drawn to the company, not just for the fantastic product range, but the entire service provision that is offered. I believe that my role as National Account Manager will provide a fresh challenge that I look forward to.”
With 12 years experience in the automotive industry, Ryder joins Goodyear Dunlop from his role as area sales manager at commercial vehicle hire company, Northgate.
Graham Hutchison, Goodyear Dunlop’s commercial sales manager said: “Goodyear Dunlop continue their aspirations in the UK by the appointment of an additional Commercial Fleet National Account Manager, whose role it will be to manage some of our ever expanding National Fleet portfolio, whilst also developing relationships with potential new customers.
“This additional team member will allow for an increased customer focus, particularly on fuel saving and tyre efficiency solutions whilst ensuring Goodyear Dunlop continue their growth development, continuing Goodyear Dunlop’s commitment to its clients and industry leading solutions “.