TGI appoints international program sales VP
US wholesaler Tire Group International has expanded its international sales team with the appointment of Luis Torres as the company’s new vice-president of international program sales. Torres, who has more than 25 years of experience within the tyre industry, joins TGI from the Alliance Tire Group, where he served as export sales manager. Prior to this he was director of export sales at Hercules Tires International. According to TGI, Torres boasts a vast amount of experience in all tyre segments, with particular emphasis on agricultural, industrial and OTR.
“TGI represents a great opportunity for me to continue growing and further develop my international sales and marketing expertise,” stated Torres. “I’m very excited with this opportunity and I’m looking forward to contributing to the success of Tire Group International.” Chief marketing officer Joaquin Gonzalez Jr. added: “Having Luis Torres as an addition to the team enhances TGI’s commitment to grow the agricultural, industrial and OTR segments.”