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Mann+Hummel appoints new Board of Management

Mann+Hummel appoints new Board of Management

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

The Supervisory Board of Mann+Hummel Verwaltungs GmbH has appointed Kurk Wilks as the new President and CEO as of January 1, 2020. Kurk Wilks succeeds Werner Lieberherr, who left the world market leader for filtration in October by mutual agreement.

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Simon Kriss appointed GM of Green Distillation Technologies

Simon Kriss appointed GM of Green Distillation Technologies

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Simon Kriss has been appointed general manager – Corporate Development of Green Distillation Technologies. Kriss has been appointed to a new role in the company and he will focus on the go-to-market strategy and investor relations.

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Michelin names new motorsports director for North America

Michelin names new motorsports director for North America

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 January 2020, Tony Ménard will take over as Michelin North America’s director of motorsports. He succeeds Chris Baker, who has held the role for the past eight years. Baker is scheduled to retire in March 2020, concluding a career with Michelin than began in 1982.

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Autotech Recruit and the NTDA partner in tyre apprenticeship drive

Autotech Recruit and the NTDA partner in tyre apprenticeship drive

10th December 2019 | 0 Comments

A new initiative driven by the NTDA will see 75 apprentices work towards the new Specialist Tyre Operative standard this year.

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Goodyear appoints Siu to BoD

Goodyear appoints Siu to BoD

10th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Hera Kitwan Siu, chief executive officer, Greater China, for Cisco Systems, Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

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Key appointment to lead Ricardo focus on innovation

Key appointment to lead Ricardo focus on innovation

6th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Mike Bell has joined Ricardo plc as chief innovation officer (CINO) to spearhead the company’s forward plans on future product, technology and service innovation

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Michelin: training programme helps Midland Tyre Services

Michelin: training programme helps Midland Tyre Services

4th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Midland Tyre Services (MTS)’s frontline team recently received a series of in-depth Michelin training courses tailored to its business. MTS, based in Borris-in-Ossory, County Laois, is one of Ireland’s largest and most recognised fleet mobility businesses. Operating 24 mobile service vans, all equipped with the latest tyre management technology – including real-time digital inspection and reporting tools – MTS supports thousands of commercial vehicles operating across Ireland.

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Vidit Jain joins Ralson Tyres

2nd December 2019 | 0 Comments

The former chief of research and development at Alliance Tire, Vidit Jain, has joined bicycle tyre manufacturer Ralson Tyres India. Jain now leads a Greenfield project for the company that produces and exports bicycle tubes and tyres.

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CAM appoints new head of technical delivery

CAM appoints new head of technical delivery

28th November 2019 | 0 Comments

CAM is expanding its management team with the appointment of Carl Murphy as its new head of technical delivery. The company said the position forms part of its ongoing investment strategy to support its continued growth, while ensuring its delivery process continues to meet the constantly evolving requirements of the industry.

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BM Catalysts expands EU Team

BM Catalysts expands EU Team

27th November 2019 | 0 Comments

BM Catalysts has strengthened its European operation with the addition of Loris Rosario Brito to its export sales team. A native Italian, Brito is also highly proficient in English, Spanish and Portuguese. In his new role, he will build on the company’s reputation, taking responsibility for driving growth, and continuing to serve an established account portfolio.

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Bosch acquiring Unipart’s Autoparts Garage Programmes

Bosch acquiring Unipart’s Autoparts Garage Programmes

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Bosch is set to acquire Unipart Group’s (UG) Automotive Aftermarket workshop programmes in the UK. These programmes include the Unipart Car Care Centres (UCCC), a network of independently run garages, the KiS online garage management software, which helps to organise all daily workshop activities, and the Unipartner Consumer App. It is planned for all existing customer contracts to be transferred to Bosch. According to Bosch, “It has been agreed that the purchase price will not be disclosed”.

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Dayco appoints Laura Kowalchik as chief financial officer

Dayco appoints Laura Kowalchik as chief financial officer

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Dayco has announced that Laura Kowalchik has joined the company, as chief financial officer (CFO).

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Hella appoints Grant as UK managing director

Hella appoints Grant as UK managing director

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Hella has appointed Neil Grant as its new UK managing director. Grant will begin his latest role in January 2020. He has been the financial director (FD) of Hella UK, based in Chipping Warden, for four years. He will take over from current MD, Matthew Say, who has been leading the UK operation for the past four and a half years.

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Dayco further strengthens its senior management team

Dayco further strengthens its senior management team

25th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Wouter Nijenhuis has joined Dayco, accepting the role of executive vice president of OE sales and business development, reporting directly to the company’s CEO, Joel Wiegert.

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Trailblazer tyre technician training gets underway

Trailblazer tyre technician training gets underway

22nd November 2019 | 0 Comments

Ask anyone involved in tyre industry training and they will say two things. Firstly, there is a growing need to develop a sustainable career path in the technical end of the tyre business. And secondly, that structured training needs to move with the times. The good news is that, after months and years of hard work by key industry figures, there is now an appropriate answer to both questions. So, with this in mind, in mid-November Tyres & Accessories visited the first cohort of trailblazer Licence Commercial Tyre Technician (LCCT) training, which incorporates an accredited apprenticeship standard and the NTDA’s REACT licence.

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