GRI is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Connor as director of sales for its US operations. In his new role, Connor will oversee GRI’s sales, marketing, operations and customer service efforts in North America, covering its Material Handling, Agriculture and Construction product portfolios.
Wheely-Safe has made four new appointments to its growing staff. Ian Maynard has joined as Business Development Manager, Amrit Grewal comes on board as Senior Engineer, Chris McLaughlin joins as System Integration Specialist, while Zoe Lucas has been appointed Field Sales Group Leader.
During June Vaculug invited partners, suppliers and media to a high-profile event in Oxford based at the former prison (now Malmaison hotel) and including an exclusive dinner within one of the Oxford University colleges. The overall message is clear, the company is not only reaching out in the increasingly post-Covid environment – its growing team of experienced key industry personnel is positioning itself to capitalise on the company’s status as one Europe’s largest independent tyre retreaders.
Nankang Rubber Tire Corp. Ltd. has announced that it has completed the re-election of directors and appointed Lin Junying as its general manager. According to Taiwan media reports, Lin Junying is the eldest daughter of Lin Xuepu, the deceased honorary chairman of Nankang and also an amateur racing driver.
Prometeon UK managing director Peter Fairlie is set to leave the company on 8 July 2022 to “embrace new professional opportunities”. In a statement announcing the news and organisational changes, Prometeon thanked Fairlie for “services rendered over the past three years and wishe[d] him every success in his future endeavours.”
Michelin has appointed Dan Lamb passenger transport sales manager for Services & Solutions. Lamb’s promotion to the role comes after 27 years with the company. He reports directly to Andrew French, director of Services & Solutions and will be responsible for the commercial aspects of Michelin’s relationship with key fleets in the public transport sector.
Matthew Warren joined the team at RH Claydon (RHC) on 1 June 2021, taking on the role of business development manager for East Anglia and the South Midlands area. Warren previously worked as a national account manager at Tructyre and has many years of experience in the tyre industry.
PCL has appointed Ben Kershaw as technical sales manager. Kershaw will be responsible for growing sales and providing technical and product support in the petrol, automotive, industrial and fluid markets.
Versarien plc, the AIM-listed the advanced materials engineering group, announced on 7 January that it has appointed Dr Stephen Hodge as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Dr Hodge joined the company’s board with immediate effect.
As a result of its shareholder meeting on 18 June, the board of directors of Pirelli & C. SpA re-nominated Marco Tronchetti Provera as Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) attributing to him the powers for the operational management of Pirelli. Company chairman, Ning Gaoning, was given the authority of legal representation of the company.
Finnish automated equipment specialists Cimcorp has separated its tyre manufacturing and warehousing/distributions sales teams due to increased demand. The new structure of system sales at Cimcorp’s headquarters, which is effective from the beginning of June, is designed to “support the company’s growth and form the basis for…continuing development”.