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It is here where you can discover the latest employment and appointment news in the  commercial tyre and fleet management industries.

ContiTrade Spain has announced that Ana Gómez Moral has taken the role of Marketing Director since January 2021. She will be in charge of coordinating and developing all the marketing and communication projects of the BestDrive and Eurotyre networks. 

Sheffield-based pneumatics expert PCL is driving forward its partnership strategy for 2021 with the appointment of another new professional to its sales team as part of a restructuring of territories. 

Wolfgang Thomale takes over as head of Continental’s Two-Wheel Tyres business segment, while Thomas Falke is set to head Commercial Specialty Tyres business segmentWith the change in management, the Specialty Tyres business unit continues on its growth path. 

Vaculug have announced the appointment of Paul Searle as the company’s new Contract and Pricing Manager. Searle joins the company from Bandvulc with whom he worked for 17 years.

Since last November, Antonio Crespo has taken on the role of Head of Sales for Michelin, replacing Rebecca Nieto, with a plan to maintain the customer’s strategy of keeping customers at the centre of operations.

Päivi Leskinen has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ Senior Vice President, Human Resources and member of Nokian Tyres’ Management Team. She will report to Jukka Moisio, President & CEO. Leskinen will start in the position in May 2021 at the latest.   

Starting in 2021, there will be a change in the management at Vergölst GmbH, with Frauke Wieckberg taking over the management reins

Supervisory Board appoints Nikolai Setzer, as Continental’s new Executive Board chairman effective December 1, 2020. Setzer succeeds Dr. Elmar Degenhart, who, as already announced, is stepping down from his position prematurely for health reasons. Setzer will continue in his position as spokesman of the Automotive Board. 

Steve Nolan to explore new avenues for PCL and its partners in the South of England. 

Caelan Kilduff has been appointed to the new position of Engineering Director at Wheely-Safe, reporting directly to Group Managing Director, Gary Broadfield. 

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