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Dave Plummer to lead Dunlop UK and Ireland Motorcycle division

16th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop has appointed Dave Plummer as sales and marketing manager motorcycle UK and Ireland, which means Plummer will lead the Dunlop Motorcycle division in the UK and Ireland.

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Delticom appoints new CFO

15th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Thomas Loock is the new chief financial officer of online tyre retailer Delticom AG. Loock begins in this role today and is initially contracted for a one-year period. He joins Delticom with more than 26 years of commercial experience.

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US lawmakers criticise Goodyear over Mexico factory

US lawmakers criticise Goodyear over Mexico factory

7th August 2019 | 0 Comments

A number of US lawmakers have criticized Goodyear Tire & Rubber over its treatment of workers at its San Luis Potosi, Mexico tyre factory in a letter to CEO Richard Kramer. Democratic Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Terri Sewell and Jimmy Gomez signed the letter and complained that their access to the site was limited.

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Axle appoints group procurement director

Axle appoints group procurement director

7th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Axle Group Holdings Limited, which incorporates National Tyres and Autocare, National Fleet and Viking Wholesale Tyres, has appointed Alastair Lawrence as group procurement director. Lawrence will be taking over from Peter Harries who retires in December after 11 years with the group. The role will focus on developing and implementing the group purchasing strategy whilst maximising growth and maintaining effective supplier relationships.

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NTDA announces 2019 Tyre Industry Awards finalists

NTDA announces 2019 Tyre Industry Awards finalists

6th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The NTDA has announced the finalists for its 2019 Tyre Industry Awards. The awards, sponsored by tyre manufacturer Sailun, will be presented at the association’s 90th Annual Dinner on Thursday 3 October at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham. The dinner is sponsored by tyre wholesaler Land Tyre Service, while the awards will be hosted by popular TV comedian Mark Watson. The 2019 finalists include former award winners, finalists, and some new nominees.

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Melett appoints Darren Johnson as head of sales

Melett appoints Darren Johnson as head of sales

5th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Melett has promoted Darren Johnson to the role of head of sales having previously occupied the position of sales manager. Johnson has been with the company since 2012, having first joined as a sales engineer for UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and the Netherlands. In just over a year, he became sales manager, and was the role for more than six years.

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Peter Fairlie becomes Prometeon UK managing director

Peter Fairlie becomes Prometeon UK managing director

31st July 2019 | 0 Comments

Prometeon Tyre Group UK Ltd has appointed Peter Fairlie its new managing director. He will be based at the company’s head office in Burton on Trent and will be responsible for Prometeon Tyre Group’s business in the UK, Ireland and the Nordic markets.

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Toyo Tires adjusting management team to facilitate Europe tyre plant project

31st July 2019 | 0 Comments

Yukio Hasegawa has been named the new president of Toyo Tire Corporation’s subsidiary in Russia, effective tomorrow. He succeeds Kenta Kuribayashi in this role. Kuribayashi remains chief executive officer of the Toyo Tire RUS LLC operation (and president of Toyo Tire Europe GmbH) and will additionally, as of tomorrow, become the Russian subsidiary’s chairman.

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Investors in People awards CAM Gold accreditation

26th July 2019 | 0 Comments

CAM has been awarded Gold accreditation by Investors in People (IIP). The award indicates that CAM is in the top 16 per cent of accredited organisations across the UK, demonstrating commitment to excellent customer service delivery. The assessors recognised the people and process investment CAM has made over the past two years, as well as the hard work the whole company has put in to continually improving its customer service and support business culture.

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Vaculug employee retires after 48 years with company

24th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Vaculug’s Christine Bartlett retires today, following 48 years’ service. Bartlett joined Vaculug in September 1970 as a lithographic printer, creating and printing all paperwork and price lists both internally and for the company’s 23 depots throughout England. She then moved into the position of stationery buyer, responsible for coordinating internal stationary requirements and liaising with depots.

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Survey shows strong loyalty among automotive apprentices

18th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Findings from Drive My Career’s latest Insight revealed that 95 per cent of apprentices would remain with the same company if they received a job offer after their apprenticeship.

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B&J Rocket hires Christoph Hurst as key account manager

B&J Rocket hires Christoph Hurst as key account manager

18th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Christoph Hurst is the new key account manager at B&J Rocket Sales AG. He began in this position on 1 July and is tasked with supporting B&J Rocket’s existing customer base in Germany and parts of Europe. In addition, he will develop new markets for B&J buffing tools in these regions.

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Dave Zielasko joins TIA

Dave Zielasko joins TIA

17th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Dave Zielasko, the former Tire Business editorial director and publisher, has been named as vice president of marketing and communications of the Tire Industry Association (TIA).

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Joel E Wiegert appointed CEO of Dayco

Joel E Wiegert appointed CEO of Dayco

16th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Dayco LLC has appointed Joel E Wiegert as its new chief executive officer. He is responsible for the global operational performance and strategic direction of Dayco. Wiegert has also been named as a member of Dayco’s board of managers.

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40% of Hankook UK workforce now hold long service awards

40% of Hankook UK workforce now hold long service awards

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tyre UK Ltd is celebrating the commitment of four valued employees who have reached important 10- and 20-year milestones. All staff were recently invited to a special event to recognise their long-service achievements and share their memories. Almost 40 per cent of the UK workforce is now in receipt of a long service award.

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