Management changes at Yokohama Tire

Stan Chandgie

Former Michelin executive Stan Chandgie has been named vice-president of consumer sales at Yokohama Tire Corporation. He replaces Larry Kull, who was has become vice-president of sales and business operations within Yokohama Rubber’s North American operation.

“Stan Chandgie brings a wealth of sales and marketing strategy expertise to Yokohama, particularly in the tire industry,” said Jeff Barna, president of Yokohama Tire Corporation. “He’s a dynamic senior executive with 20-plus years of global progressive experience in the manufacturing and distribution sectors, which is why he’s perfectly suited to lead our consumer sales division.”

Chandgie comes to Yokohama from Exide Technologies, where he served as vice-president of sales and business transformation. Prior to joining Exide, Chandgie spent 16 years at Michelin North America, where he held a variety of marketing and sales positions both international and domestic. He is credited with the development and successful launch of multiple product and service offers in the commercial and OTR sectors.

“Yokohama Tire is a class organisation and I’m honoured to be part of the team,” Chandgie said. “It’s great to be back in the tyre industry with such a strong, strategic company.”

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