Tag: Harjeev Kandhari

Zenises appoints former acting CTO of Ping An Bank to Technology Advisory Board

Tuesday 31st October 2017 | 0 Comments

Zenises has appointed Jag Ram, the former acting pillar CTO of Ping An Bank, to its Technology Advisory Board. He will support the development of the new Technology Centre developed by Zenises in Madrid.

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Zenises opens Technology Centre, appoints division GM, Technology VP

Wednesday 18th October 2017 | 0 Comments

A new, four-storey technology centre has been set up to aid Zenises keep apace of online, social media and communication trends and to help it adjust business to new opportunities. The company has already appointed a division general manager and vice-president of technology, and is now in the process of expanding the workforce at the Technology Centre. Zenises aims for a total headcount of up to 40 in the Madrid facility.

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Zenises launches ‘disruptive thinking’ campaign designed to ‘break the mould’

Wednesday 4th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Zenises has launched a new advertising campaign designed to “provoke the reader into reacting and thinking deeper about business,” according to CEO Harjeev Kandhari. Based on the in vogue concept of “disruptive thinking,” the campaign will feature a variety of abstract creative artworks rolled out over the coming months.

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Zenises denies Doublestar acquisition rumours

Wednesday 13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Zenises Group CEO, Harjeev Kandhari has denied rumours emanating from the Spanish market that Chinese tyremaker Doublestar has bid as much as 250 million euros for the company. Doublestar and Zenises entered into a European joint venture in October 2016.

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How do you get anything done in China?

How do you get anything done in China?

Monday 4th September 2017 | 0 Comments

“I just don’t get China!”, “As a foreigner, how do you get anything done in that country?”, “How can you trust the Chinese?” Having worked with China for nearly two decades now, I get many of these questions from friends and colleagues. They realise the need to do business with China and are having some trouble navigating the choppy waters. So here are some of my thoughts - in the hope I don’t offend any of my Chinese friends!

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Harjeev Kandhari appointed vice chairman of Doublestar Europe

Harjeev Kandhari appointed vice chairman of Doublestar Europe

Tuesday 30th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Harjeev Kandhari has joined the board of directors of Doublestar Europe as vice chairman. The joint venture between Qingdao Doublestar and the Zenises Group, of which Kandhari is CEO, is responsible for the sale, marketing and distribution of all Doublestar products in the continent, including the UK and other major markets.

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Doublestar forms European joint venture with Zenises

Doublestar forms European joint venture with Zenises

Monday 24th October 2016 | 0 Comments

On 22 September 2016 Doublestar Europe Ltd was registered as a UK company based in London. Tyres & Accessories understands that the company is a joint venture between Zenises and growing Chinese tyremaker Qingdao Doublestar designed to bring Chinese products into European markets.

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Harjeev Kandhari: Tyre quality gap is closing and sales methods are changing

Wednesday 31st August 2016 | 0 Comments

In a recent op-ed Harjeev Kandhari, CEO of tyre company Zenises, reflected on possible changes in the way tyres are sold in the future. Kandhari’s first point is that the quality gap between brands that are long-established in the market (the so-called ‘legacy’ brands) and more recent introductions, such as Zenises’ own Z-Tyre, is shrinking fast. There has traditionally been a large difference in price between legacy and the newer tyres, but Kandhari believes that the small differences in performance and technology mean that this gap is no longer appropriate.

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Harjeev Kandhari chairing venture capital firm

Wednesday 13th July 2016 | 0 Comments

In addition to his tyre businesses, which come under the Zenises banner, Harjeev Kandhari has taken on an additional non-executive chairman role at Walpole Capital, a venture capital firm based in London.

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‘T’ time – Zenises showing new brands at Reifen

‘T’ time – Zenises showing new brands at Reifen

Thursday 12th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the Reifen show in Essen, Germany later this month can reckon with an expanded Zenises presence in Hall 3, the fair’s main hall. The company brags that its stand has one of the largest exhibition spaces and will display a number of tyre programmes, several of which are new to the European market.

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Tyres as a service?

Tyres as a service?

Tuesday 3rd May 2016 | 0 Comments

You’ve heard of software as a service (or SaaS). But tyres as a service? If you haven’t heard of SaaS, the chances are you have transacted with a business model based on SaaS’s subscription-centred thinking. The popularity of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Spotify and Amazon music make this point. You pay your money and access to your favourite media is simply included. Now transpose this set-up into the world of tyres.

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Triangle Tyre celebrates 40th anniversary

Triangle Tyre celebrates 40th anniversary

Tuesday 12th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Chinese tyre manufacturer Triangle Tyre celebrated its 40th anniversary on 8 April. According to the company, over the past 40 years, Triangle Tyre has enjoyed “a big improvement in the tyre production” both in terms of quality and quantity.

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South African launch for Z tyre brand

South African launch for Z tyre brand

Monday 20th April 2015 | 0 Comments

The Z tyre brand has held a co-ordinated countrywide launch in South Africa in association with Tyrecor, its distribution partner. Taking place in three different locations showcasing the country’s diversity to accommodate the maximum number of tyre dealers, the main event was held at the Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg, hosted by Harjeev Kandhari, CEO of Tyrecor and Zenises, global distributor of the Z brand. The two supplementary official launch events were also hosted by Tyrecor at the Oyster Box in Durban and the Taj Hotel in Cape Town.

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The Genesis of Zenises

The Genesis of Zenises

Thursday 26th June 2014 | 0 Comments

Mid-way through the Essen Show, the people behind one of the largest plots in hall three (home to the Infinity, Westlake and Linglong brands) announced that they are changing their corporate identity. And while this did mean the unveiling of a Zenises logo and a new range of Z branded tyres, speaking to chief executive officer Harjeev Kandhari reveals that the concept goes far further than this.

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Infinity Tyres marks 10 years in Europe with India event

Infinity Tyres marks 10 years in Europe with India event

Monday 14th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Brand growing fast through enhanced marketing activities, range expansion A decade after the brand was born during an informal post-show meeting atReifen Essen 2004, this year Infinity Tyres celebrated a decade of business in Europe by taking its partners to Northern India, a trip which executive director Harjeev Kandhari took responsibility for down to the […]

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