Magna Tyres appoints new UK, Ireland & Italy regional sales manager
Magna Tyres Group has named Stephan van Leeuwen its new sales manager for the UK, Ireland and Italy regions. Van Leeuwen joins the company with over 25 years of experience as a sales manager within the tyre industry’s off-road and passenger car tyre segments.
“We are proud to have Stephan join our team,” says Hein de Wind, Manga Tyres’ sales director. “With his profound understanding of the tyre business we expect him to be a valuable addition to both our team and customers. As the global presence of Magna Tyres continues to grow, Stephan will play an important role in the further expansion of the company.”
Starting January 2016, van Leeuwen will be part of the Global Magna Tyres Sales team and offer sales support to all Magna Tyres dealers in the UK, Ireland and Italy. He will also promote the MTP tyre brand within the OTR tyre market to expand brand recognition amongst dealers and customers. Van Leeuwen will travel on a regular basis to visit Magna and MTP Tyres customers and to provide overall sales and marketing support to dealers.