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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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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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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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Ex-Bridgestone Helton to lead TBC’s Midas

11th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Midas, which has more than 2,100 franchised, licensed and company-owned Midas auto shops in 14 countries (including 1,200 in the US and Canada), recently promoted Will Helton to vice president and general manager. Helton joined Midas two years ago from Bridgestone. Prior to the promotion he was division vice president of the Central US and Canada Regions at Midas. At Bridgestone Helton was Region Manager which was the culmination of 16 years with Bridgestone.

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Micheldever appoints Mitchell as wholesale director

Micheldever appoints Mitchell as wholesale director

3rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS) has appointed Graham Mitchell as its new wholesale director. Mitchell will take over the key strategic role following Alan Baldwin’s retirement, scheduled for November. In a 17-year career in the tyre industry, Mitchell has acquired extensive experience across both UK and European markets. He joins MTS from Cooper Tire, where he held senior management roles that included sales director for UK and Western Europe and UK and Northern Europe sales director.

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Kumho appoints ex-Goodyear duo to European Technical Centre

Kumho appoints ex-Goodyear duo to European Technical Centre

25th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Matthias Bode was appointed head of Kumho’s European Technical Centre (KETC) in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany at the beginning of June. The 50-year-old is responsible for the development of all Kumho products for the European original equipment (OE) and replacement markets.

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Hankook Tyre UK appoints new TBR sales manager, as Thorp retires

Hankook Tyre UK appoints new TBR sales manager, as Thorp retires

6th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tyre UK has announced the appointment of a successor to David Thorp, its UK sales manager who will retire on 30 June 2019. Paul Emery, who has a wealth of industry expertise to draw upon, will take over as sales manager of the UK truck and bus tyre segment. Thorp will retire after a long career in the tyre industry, including more than thirteen years’ service at Hankook.

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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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John Parker named GB Tyres UK business development director

John Parker named GB Tyres UK business development director

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

GB Tyres UK Ltd has appointed John Parker as business development director effective 29 April 2019.

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FER welcomes new board appointees and members

FER welcomes new board appointees and members

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers (FER) has made new appointments to the FER Board including its new President, as well as welcomed more businesses to its membership roster, as it looks to widen its support of the engine repair and remanufacturing sector.

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New senior developer joins CAM

New senior developer joins CAM

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

CAM is expanding its software development team with the appointment of John Reed as a senior developer. According to the company, his appointment “highlights the importance the business places on the CAM ecosystem in creating products that support all forms of business, from multi depot retail outlets to mobile businesses that bring services to them”.

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Falken reorganises European management

Falken reorganises European management

18th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Falken Tyre Europe has revised its management structure. As a result, Markus Bögner, existing COO and managing director, is now COO and president of Falken Tyre Europe. Bögner, who has been at Falken since 2009, was primarily responsible for sales and marketing. The new role, effective from 1 March, enables Bögner to “focus on the overall running and performance of the growing business”, according to the company.

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Goodyear appoints Richard Tawlks as TruckForce equity business manager

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has appointed Richard Tawlks as TruckForce’s equity business manager. Tawlks has a wealth of experience in reducing the cost of tyre ownership and committing to safety and service standards delivered by TruckForce. Tawlks will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the TruckForce equity business, ensuring customers receive an industry leading tyre service and maintenance partnership. Tawlks has 25 years of experience within the transport industry. He has been a TruckForce regional manager since 2014.

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Cooper Tire Europe appoints René Delonge sales director global OE light vehicle tyres

Cooper Tire Europe appoints René Delonge sales director global OE light vehicle tyres

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe has appointed René Delonge sales director, global OE light vehicle tyres. Delonge has many years of experience in the tyre industry, with previous positions at Apollo Vredestein and Hankook. Delonge will be responsible for overseeing and managing sales of original equipment (OE) motorcycle tyres, as well as global sales of OE light vehicle tyres. He will build relationships with OE manufacturers and grow Cooper’s business portfolio with global OE partners.

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