Nexen names Edwin van der Stad vice president OE Europe
Dutchman Edwin van der Stad has been appointed as vice president OE Europe at Nexen Tire. Van der Stad brings 30 years of experience and premium level OE management with him to the Korean tyre manufacturer. Prior to joining Nexen, van der Stad spent many years with Bridgestone. Van der Stad’s new role took effect in March.
Nexen’s new European OE boss has experience in tyre development, testing, technical sales areas and OE sales, amongst other things. He has held managerial positions in various areas as well, most recently as Head of OEMs Advanced Technologies & Solutions, and Head of Public Affairs and S&R Central Europe. In his new role at the tyre manufacturer, he is commissioned with driving Nexen Tire’s expansion plans and specifically the expansion of its OE business in Europe. Edwin van der Stad reports directly to John Bosco Kim, Nexen European president.