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Menegaux succeeds Senard as Michelin CEO

Menegaux succeeds Senard as Michelin CEO

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Florent Menegaux has succeeded Jean-Dominique Senard as head of the Michelin Group. He officially took on the role of chief executive officer at the company’s 2019 Annual General Meeting, which was held last Friday.

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Michelin names Layton national sales manager for Services & Solutions

Michelin names Layton national sales manager for Services & Solutions

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Layton has taken on a new role at Michelin. As of this month, the former national fleet sales manager has been appointed national sales manager, UK and Republic of Ireland, for Michelin’s Services & Solutions business line.

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2 Hexpol management changes during first quarter

17th May 2019 | 0 Comments

During the first quarter of 2019, Hexpol announced a couple of senior management changes. Most recently, at the end of February, Karin Gunnarsson decided to leave her position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Investor Relations Manager at the Hexpol Group in pursuit of “new challenges”:

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Sailun appoints Wilmsmeier to European business development role

Sailun appoints Wilmsmeier to European business development role

17th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Andreas Wilmsmeier has joined Sailun as the company’s new business development manager for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Benelux. In this role, he reports directly to European sales director, Janis Amolins.

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Kumho Tire names new boss for Germany

Kumho Tire names new boss for Germany

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Effective 1 May, Woongchul Shin has taken on the role of general manager at Kumho Tire Europe, and as such is responsible for Kumho’s business in the German market. He succeeds Namwook Jung, who has relocated to Milan to head the Kumho Tyre Italia operation.

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Vaculug appoints new OTR sales manager

Vaculug appoints new OTR sales manager

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Vaculug, Europe’s largest independent retreader, has expanded its OTR sales team with the addition of Alan Robin to head up off–the–road tyres as OTR sales manager for the South of England.

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Luca Mai joins Triangle Tyre as OTR director for Europe

Luca Mai joins Triangle Tyre as OTR director for Europe

13th May 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 May, Triangle Tyre has strengthened its team within our region with the appointment of Luca Mai as OTR director, Europe. Mai joins Triangle Tyre from Marangoni, where he worked for 18 years, most recently as sales director for TBR and OTR tyres.

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Nokian Tyres names new SVP for Central Europe

Nokian Tyres names new SVP for Central Europe

13th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Bahri Kurter has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ new senior vice president, Central Europe. The tyre maker reports that he will take up the position in July 2019 at the latest, joining Nokian Tyres from Groupe SEB, where he was general manager D-A-CH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Previously, Kurter served in various leadership positions at Puma, Nike and Procter & Gamble.

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Nokian’s US staff travelling to Europe for training

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is sending the first group of US employees from its Dayton, Tennessee factory to Europe for training. After a month of orientation, Nokian reports that it is sending the staff group on a six-week training trip to its facilities in Russia and Finland.

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Richard Tawlks named as TruckForce equity business manager

3rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has announced the appointment of Richard Tawlks as TruckForce’s equity business manager, having worked as a TruckForce regional manager since 2014.

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Tirescanner.com appoints VP sales

Tirescanner.com appoints VP sales

2nd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Tirescanner.com has appointed former Jack Williams director of marketing, Scott Friedman as VP of sales. The US online tyre sales portal’s president, and founder of Blackcircles.com in the UK, Mike Welch said: “I am delighted to be able to welcome Scott into the Tirescanner family. It is really important to me that we appoint the very best talent from the tyre industry.”

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Peter Taylor becomes vice president of ETRA

Peter Taylor becomes vice president of ETRA

30th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Peter Taylor OBE, secretary general of the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA), has been elected vice president of the European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) nine-member board. The board, comprised of nine members, oversees the formation and execution of ETRA’s strategic priorities and focus areas. Taylor is the only UK representative on the board.

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Protyre marks 100th apprentice, Moves to recruit more women

Protyre marks 100th apprentice, Moves to recruit more women

29th April 2019 | 0 Comments

At the end of March Protyre marked National Apprentice Week by taking on its 100th apprentice. At the same time, the firm announced plans to recruit more female mechanics through its apprenticeship scheme.

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Clif Armstrong to lead Marangoni North America

Clif Armstrong to lead Marangoni North America

29th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Tread North America (M.T.N.A.) is preparing for a change of leadership. Bill Sweatman, the company’s president and chief executive officer, will retire on 1 May and be succeeded by Clif Armstrong.

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Garages soak up TerraClean training opportunities

Garages soak up TerraClean training opportunities

24th April 2019 | 0 Comments

TerraClean, part of Randstad Ltd, has held three one-day training courses for technicians to sharpen their skills and broaden their knowledge base of DPF and EGR related vehicle problems and solution.

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