Hankook names Burkhill for northern UK role
Hankook Tyre UK has appointed Rob Burkhill to the position of regional sales manager for its Northern region. Burkhill brings nearly 20 years of experience into his new role of developing sales of Hankook passenger car and light truck tyres in the UK.
“We are delighted to welcome Rob to Hankook as we continue to demonstrate ambitious growth plans here in the UK,” says Brett Emerson, Hankook’s UK managing director. “Rob’s extensive industry experience, professionalism and highly motivated work ethic shall without doubtwitness him become a major asset to the team.”
Burkhill has worked up through the ranks, beginning as a work experience student through to becoming commercial manager in his previous role. Hankook believes extensive experience in the retail side of the industry will allow him to provide an added value of customer service, whilst building and strengthening his customer base.
“It is well known throughout the industry that Hankook manufactures superb quality products and as a testament to this Hankook’s tyres can be seen fitted as original equipment by many of the premium vehicles’ manufacturers,” comments Burkhill. “I am thrilled to be working with a really experienced and committed team at Hankook and am looking forward to developing a relationship with existing and new customers and to build the Hankook brand even further in the coming years.”