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Goodyear CFO Laura K. Thompson to retire

Tuesday 19th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) Laura K. Thompson is to retire in the first quarter of 2019 after 35 years of service.

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Experienced customer service account manager joins CAM

Experienced customer service account manager joins CAM

Wednesday 13th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Mark Erwood is joining CAM as key account manager, tasked with providing high levels of customer interaction across the UK and Ireland to help tyre dealers develop their businesses through CAM’s IT enablement.

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Exol appoints new financial controller

Exol appoints new financial controller

Tuesday 12th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Exol Lubricants has appointed Anthony Eddowes to the position of financial controller, based at the company’s head office in Wednesbury.

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Seven employees at Trico celebrate 25 years

Seven employees at Trico celebrate 25 years

Monday 11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Seven employees at Trico HQ in Pontypool were recently presented with engraved watches and a Dartington Crystal Clock by managing director, Adam Richards, for their 25 years of dedicated service.

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Nokian Tyres appoints new CFO, VP Products & Technologies

Nokian Tyres appoints new CFO, VP Products & Technologies

Monday 4th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Teemu Kangas-Kärki has been named Nokian Tyres’ new chief financial officer, a position he will take up on 16 July. The tyre maker has also announced that, starting 1 October, Jukka Kasi will become its new vice-president, Products and Technologies. Both men gain a place on the Nokian Tyres management team and report to Hille Korhonen, the company’s president and chief executive officer.

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Senard reappointed Michelin CEO

Senard reappointed Michelin CEO

Thursday 24th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the election of Florent Menegaux as general managing partner and Yves Chapot as non-general managing partner at Michelin’s Annual Shareholders Meeting on 18 May, SAGES, Michelin’s non-managing general Partner, acted on the Michelin Supervisory Board’s recommendation and appointed Jean-Dominique Senard, general managing partner, as chief executive officer. Senard, who was first appointed chief executive officer of Michelin in 2012, will serve as chief executive officer until the end of his term as managing partner, which is the close of the Annual Shareholders Meeting called to approve the 2018 financial statements.

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Michelin shareholders approve Menegaux, Chapot appointments

Michelin shareholders approve Menegaux, Chapot appointments

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Attendees at the Michelin 2018 General Annual Meeting of Shareholders last Friday elected Florent Menegaux to the position of general managing partner and Yves Chapot as non-general managing partner. In each case, more than 99 per cent of voting shareholders voted in favour of the appointments.

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Simon Michael appointed Prometeon MD

Simon Michael appointed Prometeon MD

Monday 21st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Prometeon Tyre Group UK Ltd (PTG) has appointed Simon Michael as managing director. He will be based at the company’s head office in Burton on Trent. Simon Michael brings 23 years of tyre industry experience in the UK and Middle East into the role.

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Klarius on ‘recruitment drive’

Klarius on ‘recruitment drive’

Friday 18th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Having recently invested in its manufacturing, warehouse and logistics infrastructure Klarius Products Ltd based in Cheadle is looking for up to 40 new employees over the next eight weeks. Anyone from the local area who has manufacturing skills, warehouse experience or administrative qualifications is being encouraged to get in touch.

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Sobotta appointed Bridgestone Americas’ new CISO

Sobotta appointed Bridgestone Americas’ new CISO

Friday 18th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. has named Andy Sobotta its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He begins in this capacity on 21 May and will be based in the company’s headquarters town of Nashville. He will report to Stefano Mezzabotta, chief information officer, Bridgestone Americas, with dotted-line reporting to Chris Karbowiak, chief administrative officer, chief risk officer and executive vice-president, Bridgestone Americas.

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Smithers Rapra appoints new Tire Engineering Consultant

Smithers Rapra appoints new Tire Engineering Consultant

Friday 18th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Brad Wurst has joined Smithers Rapra as Tire Engineering Consultant, bringing with him almost 30 years of experience in the field of tyre engineering. His work within the Smithers Rapra technical consulting group will focus upon providing specific guidance and solutions that address clients’ development and quality-related challenges. The new Tire Engineering Consultant will also help clients in developing a plan of action to implement solutions for their tyre design needs.

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Hella expands aftermarket team

Hella expands aftermarket team

Friday 18th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Automotive equipment manufacturer and system supplier Hella has strengthened its UK aftermarket team with the recruitment of Martin McGreevy as the company’s new national sales manager.

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Andrew French to lead Michelin solutions in UK, Ireland and Nordics

Andrew French to lead Michelin solutions in UK, Ireland and Nordics

Tuesday 15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin has appointed Andrew French, 38, as director of services and solutions for the UK, Ireland and Nordics. In the new role, French will have direct responsibility for Michelin solutions, which manages the tyres on more than 80,000 buses, coaches and trucks in these markets.

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New CEO at A.T.U.

New CEO at A.T.U.

Tuesday 15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

A change at the top has been announced at A.T.U., the European automotive services provider that Michelin acquired a 20 per cent share in earlier this year. After serving as chief executive officer for the past three years, Jörn Werner is stepping out of the company’s operative business and has become chairman of the company’s Supervisory Board. He succeeds Fabien Derville, who is president of majority shareholder, Mobivia Groupe.

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Stewart MacAulay becomes Group Autoparts director

Stewart MacAulay becomes Group Autoparts director

Thursday 10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Stewart MacAulay, Arnold Clark director, has become Group Autoparts director, based at its head office in Glasgow.

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