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Kumho confirms interim as permanent CEO, announces loss

Kumho confirms interim as permanent CEO, announces loss

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire has appointed its interim CEO as the new permanent CEO following reports it was struggling to find a suitable candidate. South Korean media sources report that the Board approved the appointment of vice president Jeon Dae-Jin (60) yesterday. Kumho also reported a net loss for the fourth consecutive year in its annual financial report.

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Jun Ro Song appointed Kumho Tire Europe president

Jun Ro Song appointed Kumho Tire Europe president

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Jun Ro Song was appointed president of Kumho Tire Europe on 1 January, 2019. He succeeds Kyungtai Ju, who has returned to Korea. The 53-year-old has held numerous positions with the Korean tyre manufacturer for almost 30 years.

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Cooper Tire Europe names Europe, UK sales directors

Cooper Tire Europe names Europe, UK sales directors

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe has appointed Michiel Kramer as sales director for Europe, and Brian Sprott as sales director for the United Kingdom and Western European sales region.

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Frank Bozich appointed president and CEO of Trinseo

Frank Bozich appointed president and CEO of Trinseo

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Trinseo has appointed Frank Bozich has been named President and CEO, effective 4 March 2019. Bozich replaces Christopher D. Pappas, who recently announced his plans to retire following his tenure as President and CEO of Trinseo since 2010. Pappas will transition to the role of Special Adviser to the CEO effective 4 March as part of a transition plan.

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Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group is expanding its network of offices and distribution into the United States and Canada. According to the company, Magna Tyres Group will start its expansion into the North American continent with an office in Canada.

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Jean-Dominique Senard becomes Renault chairman

Jean-Dominique Senard becomes Renault chairman

25th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Jean-Dominique Senard, chief executive officer of the Michelin Group, became chairman of the Board of Directors of Renault effective 24 January 2019. According to the company, Senard’s acceptance comes with “the full backing of all participants in Michelin’s governance system”. He will continue to serve as Michelin Group CEO until his term expires in May 2019.

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VMI expands Poland plant

VMI expands Poland plant

25th January 2019 | 0 Comments

VMI is opening two additional manufacturing halls in Poland following the “unprecedented success” of its original project in the city of Lezsno. In addition, the company announced the appointment of Magda Sadowska as general manager of the Lezsno facility.

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Hella promotes McGreevy

Hella promotes McGreevy

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

After joining Hella, as the company’s national sales manager last May, Martin McGreevy has now been appointed as sales director, IAM.

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Goodyear appoints new HR leadership

10th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has promoted Gary VanderLind, vice president of Human Resources for the company’s Americas region to the position of senior vice president, Global Human Resources, effective 1 February 2019.

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Euro Car Parts announces leadership changes

2nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

The ECP Group has appointed Andy Hamilton as CEO, replacing Martin Gray who has decided to leave the company to pursue other interests. Hamilton joined Euro Car Parts in 2010 and held several different roles within the company, the last of which was chief operating officer.

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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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