Tag: Appointments

Two appointments at PCL

Two appointments at PCL

12th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Pneumatic Components (PCL) has appointed Bryan Fincham to the role of area sales manager to spearhead the business’ growth in the South. Fincham, who has over 20 years’ experience in sales across various sectors including automotive and FMCG, will focus on increasing sales in the South of England through new and organic business development.

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Apollo appoints Steve Miller as UK TBR sales manager

Apollo appoints Steve Miller as UK TBR sales manager

29th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres’ presence in the truck tyre sector has been bolstered by the appointment of Steve Miller as TBR sales manager, bringing with him over 20 years’ experience, having worked for Kumho on reintroducing the TBR range in the UK, Bridgestone as a national fleet manager (commercial) and Michelin as a sales manager.

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Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

17th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Gert Meylemans, the former head of PR and corporate communications at Bridgestone Europe, has become senior manager communications at Eurobat, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers.

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FER appoints new operations manager

FER appoints new operations manager

9th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers (FER) has appointed Owen Laurenson as operations manager. Reporting to the FER’s board of directors, Laurenson will be responsible for proactively managing the day-to-day running of the FER and developing a strategy to further enhance the FER’s reputation and positioning within the automotive industry. Laurenson will also be responsible for introducing value added initiatives to the benefit of existing and future FER members and customers.

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Klarius names ex-Goodyear UK MD Mark Brickhill as CEO

Klarius names ex-Goodyear UK MD Mark Brickhill as CEO

31st July 2018 | 0 Comments

Effective Monday 16 July 2018, Mark Brickhill has become Klarius Group chief executive officer which covers Klarius Products, machine specialist KMT and related tools/consumables business Emissco. Brickhill is well known to the tyre industry having previously been Goodyear Dunlop UK MD and other executive positions within Goodyear’s EMEA operation.

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LeasePlan UK confirms two new appointments to UK managing board

30th July 2018 | 0 Comments

LeasePlan UK, one of the world’s leading vehicle management groups, has announced the appointment of two senior roles within the UK business; Chris Black as commercial director and Steve Jones as director for future fleet solutions, with both taking up positions on the UK managing board immediately.

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MWheels appoints Hitchen as newly created technical manager

MWheels appoints Hitchen as newly created technical manager

24th July 2018 | 0 Comments

MWheels has appointed Neil Hitchen to the newly created role of technical manager. Hitchen, a CPC-Qualified transport manager and experienced operations manager, will be responsible for the upkeep of the company’s in-depth technical library, as well as special projects including the introduction of new steel, Xlite and Xbrite forged aluminium wheels from global manufacturer, Wheels India.

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GRI appoints new chairman and CEO

GRI appoints new chairman and CEO

19th July 2018 | 0 Comments

GRI Tires has announced the appointment of a new chairman and a new CEO. Harris Premaratne was appointed as GRI’s chairman with effect from the 29 March 2018. A veteran banker, Premaratne’s appointment is intended to help take GRI to a “leading position amongst global specialty tyre manufactures”.

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Test World appoints new business development director

Test World appoints new business development director

5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Test World has appointed Andrew Beach as its new business development director. Beach will be responsible for all sales activities at Test World, and play a key role in continuing to accelerate its growth. Andrew Beach has spent his career working in automotive test and development. He joined Millbrook in 2000 and has been working closely with Test World since its acquisition by Millbrook in September 2015.

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Solvay appoints two business unit presidents

5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Solvay has appointed Rodrigo Elizondo as president of its special chem global business unit, and Michael Finelli as president of its global specialty polymers business unit. Rodrigo Elizondo, previously commercial director for special chem, has more than 26 years with the group. He has held commercial leadership and business management roles in North America, Europe and Asia for various business lines within Special Chem.

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Prometeon announces new worldwide organizational and commercial structure

Prometeon announces new worldwide organizational and commercial structure

13th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Prometeon Tyre Group has announced a new organisation structure in order to “strengthen its presence in the different markets in which it operates” and “to continue the integration process with the Aeolus group”. The following appointees will report directly to Prometeon's chairman and CEO, Giorgio Luca Bruno:

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ETEL announces senior promotions, new management team

ETEL announces senior promotions, new management team

2nd February 2018 | 0 Comments

Leading UK tyre group, European Tyre Enterprise Ltd (ETEL), has announced a series of promotions within its senior management, including the appointment of a new CEO following Kenji Murai’s promotion to a global position with parent company, Itochu.

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New director for NBRA and VBRA

30th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) has announced the appointment of Chris Weeks as director of the National Body Repairers Association (NBRA) and the Vehicle Builders Repairers Association (VBRA).

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Graver joins Midwest Motor Factors as parts sales manager

28th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Midwest Motor Factors has appointed Mark Graver to the role of parts sales manager. Based at its new-look Bilston branch, he will be responsible for developing sales and the growth within the Midwest branch network, as well as tapping into new opportunities.

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Jeff Hughes joins Maxam as sales director, GOTR (giant off the road) tyres

1st November 2017 | 0 Comments

Maxam Tire International has appointed Jeff Hughes as sales director, GOTR (giant off the road) tyres. Reporting directly to Maxam global president, Martin West, Hughes is predominantly responsible for driving and developing the sales and market share of Maxam GOTR tyres in mining and associated segments.

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