Tag: personnel

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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40% of Hankook UK workforce now hold long service awards

40% of Hankook UK workforce now hold long service awards

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tyre UK Ltd is celebrating the commitment of four valued employees who have reached important 10- and 20-year milestones. All staff were recently invited to a special event to recognise their long-service achievements and share their memories. Almost 40 per cent of the UK workforce is now in receipt of a long service award.

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DfT: transport apprenticeships increasingly diverse

11th July 2019 | 0 Comments

The industry-led Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce’s (STAT) Three Year Progress report shows that BAME representation now stands at over a fifth of apprentice intake, representing a 56 per cent proportional increase over the last two years in the share of BAME apprentices in the sector. The figure provides a positive result for STAT, who have exceeded their commitment to improve BAME representation in apprenticeships.

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Blackcircles founder Welch nominated for TIA board of directors election

10th July 2019 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA), which lobbies for tyre safety in the USA, has announced the nominations for the 2019 Board of Directors. Four individuals will be elected to serve on the TIA Board for a three-year term. The voting period will end on Sunday 1 September 2019.

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O’Shea joins GX2 Technology Group

O’Shea joins GX2 Technology Group

8th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Martin O’Shea has been appointed to the new position of quality test engineer/manager at GX2 Technology Group, the parent company of joint Michelin licensees Wheely-Safe and Fit2Go TPMS.

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Ursula McCarthy rejoins Exportize

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

UK-based tyre export specialist Exportize has appointed Ursula McCarthy as export sales manager, covering the UK, the Republic of Ireland and Europe. The role means McCarthy will focus on premium brand truck tyre exports, as well as budget car tyres and industrial, OTR and agricultural tyre exports.

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2 Hexpol management changes during first quarter

17th May 2019 | 0 Comments

During the first quarter of 2019, Hexpol announced a couple of senior management changes. Most recently, at the end of February, Karin Gunnarsson decided to leave her position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Investor Relations Manager at the Hexpol Group in pursuit of “new challenges”:

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