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Yamamoto to become president & CEO of SRI

18th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Once shareholder approval is granted, Satoru Yamamoto will assume the position of president and chief executive officer at Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (SRI) late next month. At the same time, incumbent president and chief executive officer, Ikuji Ikeda, will become chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.

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Kumho confirms interim as permanent CEO, announces loss

Kumho confirms interim as permanent CEO, announces loss

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire has appointed its interim CEO as the new permanent CEO following reports it was struggling to find a suitable candidate. South Korean media sources report that the Board approved the appointment of vice president Jeon Dae-Jin (60) yesterday. Kumho also reported a net loss for the fourth consecutive year in its annual financial report.

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Jun Ro Song appointed Kumho Tire Europe president

Jun Ro Song appointed Kumho Tire Europe president

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Jun Ro Song was appointed president of Kumho Tire Europe on 1 January, 2019. He succeeds Kyungtai Ju, who has returned to Korea. The 53-year-old has held numerous positions with the Korean tyre manufacturer for almost 30 years.

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SMPE appoints new marketing and communications manager

SMPE appoints new marketing and communications manager

14th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Leading automotive parts manufacturer and supplier Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), has strengthened its team with the appointment of Will Fry as marketing and communications manager.

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Goodyear certified ‘Top Employer UK’ for the sixth time

Goodyear certified ‘Top Employer UK’ for the sixth time

14th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has been recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a ‘Top Employer’ in the United Kingdom for the sixth time. This certification is granted on a yearly basis by the independent organisation Top Employers Institute to companies that dedicate themselves to providing the very best working environment for employees through their progressive ‘people-first’ HR practices.

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Reports: Kumho “struggling” to find CEO

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire has been struggling appoint new company leadership after its previous chairman left following Doublestar's purchase of the company.

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Shinjiro Tanaka takes over as ETEL CEO

5th February 2019 | 0 Comments

European Tyre Enterprise Ltd (ETEL), which includes Kwik Fit GB and Stapleton’s Tyre Services, has announced that Shinjiro Tanaka will replace current Group CEO Yasuyuki Harada, who is returning to Japan.

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Conti360° Fleet Services integrated Ivybridge location

Conti360° Fleet Services integrated Ivybridge location

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Conti360° Fleet Services has opened its newly rebranded suite of offices, at Bandvulc’s Lee Mill site, in Ivybridge. The extended office facilities have been launched after a two and-a-half year integration project following Continental’s acquisition of Bandvulc in 2016. The launch follows the merger of both company’s fleet support networks under the unified Conti360° Fleet Services banner in September 2018, and the relocation of all Conti360° Fleet Services support and 24-hour Breakdown Service teams to Ivybridge.

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Cooper Tire Europe names Europe, UK sales directors

Cooper Tire Europe names Europe, UK sales directors

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe has appointed Michiel Kramer as sales director for Europe, and Brian Sprott as sales director for the United Kingdom and Western European sales region.

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Frank Bozich appointed president and CEO of Trinseo

Frank Bozich appointed president and CEO of Trinseo

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Trinseo has appointed Frank Bozich has been named President and CEO, effective 4 March 2019. Bozich replaces Christopher D. Pappas, who recently announced his plans to retire following his tenure as President and CEO of Trinseo since 2010. Pappas will transition to the role of Special Adviser to the CEO effective 4 March as part of a transition plan.

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Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group is expanding its network of offices and distribution into the United States and Canada. According to the company, Magna Tyres Group will start its expansion into the North American continent with an office in Canada.

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Jean-Dominique Senard becomes Renault chairman

Jean-Dominique Senard becomes Renault chairman

25th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Jean-Dominique Senard, chief executive officer of the Michelin Group, became chairman of the Board of Directors of Renault effective 24 January 2019. According to the company, Senard’s acceptance comes with “the full backing of all participants in Michelin’s governance system”. He will continue to serve as Michelin Group CEO until his term expires in May 2019.

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Ma Qing Hua continues as reserve driver for NIO Formula E Team

Ma Qing Hua continues as reserve driver for NIO Formula E Team

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

ABB FIA Formula E Championship team NIO has announced Chinese driver Ma Qing Hua will continue as the squad’s official reserve driver for Season 5. The 30-year-old from Shanghai will again be an integral part of NIO throughout the current campaign, which began in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, 15 December 2018.

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Tyreline appoints Alcoa sales representative

Tyreline appoints Alcoa sales representative

21st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyreline, the premium distributor of Alcoa Wheels Premium has announced the appointment of Dan Haynes as its new office based salesman.

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Hella promotes McGreevy

Hella promotes McGreevy

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

After joining Hella, as the company’s national sales manager last May, Martin McGreevy has now been appointed as sales director, IAM.

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