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Kumho USA appoints new CEO amidst global reshuffle

18th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire USA has announced that Samuel Choi has succeeded Harry Choi as CEO. According to the company, Harry Choi is stepping down “to pursue new career opportunities” after six years leading Kumho’s US headquarters. Kumho reports that the transition comes as a part of a global shift in key executive management roles geared to positively reinforce the company for the present and future.

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Ex-Triangle and Goodyear Tire executive Cohade joins Johnson Controls

Ex-Triangle and Goodyear Tire executive Cohade joins Johnson Controls

6th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Johnson Controls International plc has appointed Pierre E. Cohade as a director. Cohade served as chief executive officer of Triangle Tyre from 2015 to May 2016. Before this, Cohade was president of Asia Pacific Tire, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.

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Doublestar names Antonio Smith as general director for Spain and Portugal

Doublestar names Antonio Smith as general director for Spain and Portugal

21st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Qingdao Doublestar Group, recently named Antonio Smith Montero as general director for the company in Spain and Portugal. With this announcement the company, which recently acquired Korean manufacturer Kumho Tire and is well-known for its Doublestar, Crossleader and Aosen brands has underlined its commitment to the Iberian tyre market.

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First Stop appoints retail business consultant

First Stop appoints retail business consultant

14th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The First Stop network has appointed Brenden Marais as south region retail business consultant. Marais previously held roles at Euro Car Parts (general manager and operations manager over the past six years) and The Parts Alliance (account manager).

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Tony Stapleton appointed head of fleet sales, Continental UK and Eire

Tony Stapleton appointed head of fleet sales, Continental UK and Eire

23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental has named Tony Stapleton as head of fleet sales, Continental UK and Eire in an announcement at the Conti360° Fleet Services Network Conference. According to the company, the new role will support the consolidation of Continental and Bandvulc’s fleet networks, strengthening Continental’s position as a leading voice in fleet management.

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Mahle Aftermarket appoints Aliya Lam as sales manager for Northern Ireland & Eire

Mahle Aftermarket appoints Aliya Lam as sales manager for Northern Ireland & Eire

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

In a buoyant period that has seen its team strengthened with a series of new appointments and promotions, Mahle has announced that Aliya Lam will be the new sales manager for Northern Ireland & Eire, in addition to her current role as sales & marketing manager at Mahle Aftermarket UK.

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Mike Norman appointed Chief Commercial Officer at VMI

Mike Norman appointed Chief Commercial Officer at VMI

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

VMI Group has extended its Global Executive Board of VMI Group to four members, following the appointment of Mike Norman as chief commercial officer (CCO). In his role as CCO, Mike Norman will be responsible for all commercial activities of VMI worldwide.

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Automechanika Birmingham appoints Jack Halliday as new event director

Automechanika Birmingham appoints Jack Halliday as new event director

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham has promoted Jack Halliday to event director, just under a year ago he joined the Messe Frankfurt UK subsidiary as head of sales.

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Bridgestone appoints Ulf Harring as chief operating officer EMEA

Bridgestone appoints Ulf Harring as chief operating officer EMEA

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has appointed Ulf Harring as its chief operating officer (COO) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, effective 1 September. Harring will be responsible for manufacturing, logistics and supply chain management, procurement, quality, environment, health and safety (QESH) and IT.

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Philip White Tyres appoints Marcus White as UK & EU sales manager

Philip White Tyres appoints Marcus White as UK & EU sales manager

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Marcus White has joined the Philip White Tyres Group (PWT) in the role of UK & EU sales manager. White is tasked with developing awareness and interest in Sunwide, a PWT-exclusive “value” brand of car, van, and SUV tyres, as well as a network of significant tyre dealers and regional wholesalers who can take Sunwide tyres direct by the container, the company states.

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Ex-Goodyear Dunlop comms director joins PR firm

Ex-Goodyear Dunlop comms director joins PR firm

1st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Former Goodyear Dunlop EMEA marketing and communications director, James Bailey, has joined a Birmingham-based PR, social media and communications agency Reeves, to lead a newly-created unit that will focus on the automotive, manufacturing and vehicle technology sectors.

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European FinTyre appoints Massimiliano Messina as CFO

European FinTyre appoints Massimiliano Messina as CFO

30th July 2018 | 0 Comments

European FinTyre Distribution Limited (EfTD) has appointed Massimiliano Messina as chief financial officer of the group. Messina role makes him responsible for optimising the financial resources of the group and securing the synergy between its different companies. In addition, he will coordinate the merger and acquisition activity with the support of the management team and will report directly to Mauro Pessi, CEO of the group.

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Alfred Graham elected TIF chairman

Alfred Graham elected TIF chairman

26th July 2018 | 0 Comments

At its recent AGM the Tyre Industry Federation (TIF) unanimously elected Alfred Graham as its new chairman. Graham will serve a two-year period of office. He will also remain director of the International Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA).

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Trevor Hudson appointed Klarius business development manager, Germany

Trevor Hudson appointed Klarius business development manager, Germany

11th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Klarius Products Ltd has appointed Trevor Hudson as business development manager for Germany. Offering over two decades of experience in sales and marketing, Hudson will be supporting existing aftermarket partners, while also offering a management link for OE customers and developing new distribution channels.

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Experienced customer service account manager joins CAM

Experienced customer service account manager joins CAM

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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