Tag: personnel

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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Richard Tawlks named as TruckForce equity business manager

3rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has announced the appointment of Richard Tawlks as TruckForce’s equity business manager, having worked as a TruckForce regional manager since 2014.

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Protyre marks 100th apprentice, Moves to recruit more women

Protyre marks 100th apprentice, Moves to recruit more women

29th April 2019 | 0 Comments

At the end of March Protyre marked National Apprentice Week by taking on its 100th apprentice. At the same time, the firm announced plans to recruit more female mechanics through its apprenticeship scheme.

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John Parker named GB Tyres UK business development director

John Parker named GB Tyres UK business development director

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

GB Tyres UK Ltd has appointed John Parker as business development director effective 29 April 2019.

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EfTD names Riccardo Costa as purchasing director, Truck & Motorcycle

EfTD names Riccardo Costa as purchasing director, Truck & Motorcycle

4th April 2019 | 0 Comments

European FinTyre Distribution (EfTD) has appointed Riccardo Costa as purchasing director Business Truck & Motorcycle. In this role he will report directly to Alessandro Bruchi, Chief Procurement Officer of EfTD.

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New senior developer joins CAM

New senior developer joins CAM

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

CAM is expanding its software development team with the appointment of John Reed as a senior developer. According to the company, his appointment “highlights the importance the business places on the CAM ecosystem in creating products that support all forms of business, from multi depot retail outlets to mobile businesses that bring services to them”.

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Continental aims for 25% female management by 2025

Continental aims for 25% female management by 2025

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental AG is taking steps to increase the number of women in its management structure. A key way of improving the situation is setting the goal of 25 per cent of managers being women by 2015. According to Continental, the voluntarily commitment applies not only in Germany but also across the worldwide company.

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Falken reorganises European management

Falken reorganises European management

18th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Falken Tyre Europe has revised its management structure. As a result, Markus Bögner, existing COO and managing director, is now COO and president of Falken Tyre Europe. Bögner, who has been at Falken since 2009, was primarily responsible for sales and marketing. The new role, effective from 1 March, enables Bögner to “focus on the overall running and performance of the growing business”, according to the company.

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Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The Zenises Group has appointed Jason Clarke as its new managing director for the British market, as part of the expansion programme on which the company has embarked. With a broad experience of more than 22 years in the tyre industry, the new Zenises manager for the United Kingdom will be a great asset to help meet the Group’s growth goals.

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Westlake Tyres appoints Nordic sales manager

Westlake Tyres appoints Nordic sales manager

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Marcus Broström has been appointed as Westlake Tyres’ Nordic sales manager.

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