Giti Tire makes key European financial appointment
GiTi Tire has appointed Gillian MacRae as finance controller – Europe. The company says that the McRae’s appointment will strengthen its management team. She will be responsible for the planning, monitoring and management of company business plans, with an initial focus on UK and German markets, across all four main brands: GT Radial, Primewell, Runway and Dextero.
Reporting directly to Richard Lyons, managing director – Europe, McRae will also play a key role in the strategic development of the company with general management responsibilities in sales, purchasing, stock control, cash flow and financial reporting. She possesses over 20 years of pan-European financial experience, and joins Giti Tire from Budenberg 4B Group where she held the position of group finance director. She previously worked for Futura Creative as financial controller.
Lyons said: “To achieve our targets we have to have the right people in key positions, and Gillian is a fantastic addition to our management team. Her experience will prove invaluable as we gain volume share in mature markets and achieve breakthroughs in emerging countries.”
One of the world’s top 10 largest tyre companies, GiTi Tire exports to more than 100 countries and offers a complete product range for Europe including passenger car, SUV, van, light truck, heavy truck and bus tyres.