Tag: personnel

Vidit Jain joins Ralson Tyres

2nd December 2019 | 0 Comments

The former chief of research and development at Alliance Tire, Vidit Jain, has joined bicycle tyre manufacturer Ralson Tyres India. Jain now leads a Greenfield project for the company that produces and exports bicycle tubes and tyres.

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Trailblazer tyre technician training gets underway

Trailblazer tyre technician training gets underway

22nd November 2019 | 0 Comments

Ask anyone involved in tyre industry training and they will say two things. Firstly, there is a growing need to develop a sustainable career path in the technical end of the tyre business. And secondly, that structured training needs to move with the times. The good news is that, after months and years of hard work by key industry figures, there is now an appropriate answer to both questions. So, with this in mind, in mid-November Tyres & Accessories visited the first cohort of trailblazer Licence Commercial Tyre Technician (LCCT) training, which incorporates an accredited apprenticeship standard and the NTDA’s REACT licence.

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Cooper appoints Ben Patel as CTO

Cooper appoints Ben Patel as CTO

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has named Ben Patel as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, Patel is responsible for product planning and development, as well as engineering and technology across all regions. This means he leads a technology organization that includes a global technical centre as well as technical centres in Asia, Europe and North America.

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ATEQ TPMS Tools Promotes Eri Muca To Global Aftermarket TPMS Manager

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

ATEQ TPMS Tools, has promoted Eri Muca to Global Aftermarket TPMS Manager. Eri Muca will be responsible for leading the aftermarket TPMS team for all markets worldwide with a focus on developing a global sales strategy to foster partner and distribution relations and increase market share worldwide.

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Specialist recruiter Glen Callum Associates joins IAAF

23rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive aftermarket recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates, has joined Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).

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Orion names Lorin Crenshaw as CFO

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. has appointed Lorin Crenshaw as group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective 4 November 2019. Crenshaw will report to Orion CEO Corning Painter and will serve on the company’s executive leadership team.

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First Stop names Mark Widdows as retail manager

First Stop names Mark Widdows as retail manager

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

First Stop has recruited Mark Widdows to the senior position of UK retail network manager after working with Goodyear Dunlop for 20 years, where he latterly served as national franchise manager for the HiQ network. The recruitment is seen as a statement of intent, as First Stop aims to grow its network and position itself as a major player in the fast-fit sector.

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Bridgestone appoints Brett Emerson and Greg Ward to senior director positions

Bridgestone appoints Brett Emerson and Greg Ward to senior director positions

16th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone reports that it has strengthened its senior management team with appointments to both its consumer and commercial sales sectors. After 24 years with Bridgestone, John Folliss is retiring as North Region Commercial Business Unit Director to be replaced by Greg Ward, who has served as the company’s Commercial Sales Director, UK and Ireland, for the past 17 years.

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Treadsetters appoints Craig Holdsworth as sales manager

Treadsetters appoints Craig Holdsworth as sales manager

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Treadsetters, part of the TIA Group of companies, has named Craig Holdsworth as sales manager. Holdsworth will be focusing on the development and implementation of the company’s strategy for new and existing dealerships in its OTR/agricultural product range, working closely with the head office sales and marketing teams.

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Fintyre Group names Passerini as CEO

Fintyre Group names Passerini as CEO

9th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Having recently rebranded as Fintyre Group, the European tyre distribution specialist reports that it is also implementing a leadership succession plan. Mauro Pessi will continue to be involved as executive chairman. As a board member the company says he will contribute to the long-term strategic direction of the company, working in close cooperation with Bain Capital.

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Yokohama Rubber appoints two new associate officers

7th October 2019 | 0 Comments

On 30 September Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., named two new associate officers. Tomoyuki Okuno becomes Associate Officer, Assistant to Head of Tire Production Div. Meanwhile, Anil Gupta becomes Associate Officer, COO of ATC Tires Private Limited, Vice Chairman of Yokohama India Private Limited. He was formerly COO of ATC Tires Private Limited.

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Chris Smith named as Michelin UK MD

Chris Smith named as Michelin UK MD

1st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Chris Smith has been named as the new managing director of Michelin UK. Smith replaces James Alderman, who has retired. Smith, 36, will oversee the strategy and direction of Michelin UK at the same time as continuing his responsibilities as sales director B2B for the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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Tokai Carbon names new Cancarb president

25th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Tokai Carbon, the parent company of Cancarb Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Donnelly as president. Donnelly replaces Ken Tate, who retires effective 30 September 2019. However, Tate will remain in an advisory capacity through to 31 December 2019.

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Marangoni Meccanica “restarts”, appoints new CEO, broadens board

Marangoni Meccanica “restarts”, appoints new CEO, broadens board

2nd September 2019 | 0 Comments

Two months have passed since Marangoni Meccanica changed hands, exiting the Marangoni Group with 10 million euros of recapitalization from new local partners: The Finanziaria Trentina, Alpenring, the South Tyrol-based financial firm Caran and now Marangoni Meccani has appointed a new CEO and broadened its board make-up. All this amounts to a “restart”, according to […]

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10 summer appointments at CAM

10 summer appointments at CAM

23rd August 2019 | 0 Comments

CAM has made 10 new appointments across the business, reinforcing its continued growth and commitment to anticipate and meet the needs of the tyre industry now and in the future.

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