Starting this month, CAM’s Mark Abbott has been promoted to CAMEO Product Manager, Dan Darcy as e-commerce Product Manager and Christine Flynn given the Industry Solutions Product Manager. CAM Systems has said that their combined knowledge of the tyre industry, experience, and skills will help the business continue to provide innovative software solutions that meet the needs of the evolving tyre market.

Jaime Rodríguez Puentes has started his new role as head of the agricultural segment as of April 1, 2022. Rodríguez comes equipped with on-the-ground experience, having worked for the past six years in sales for Continental Specialty Tires and ten years for the tyre manufacturer in Spain.

Replacing Stefano Parisi, José Enrique González is now Vice President and General Manager of the Southern Region of Europe for Bridgestone. González will combine this role with his current one overseeing the Southwest of Europe. With this promotion, González will manage Spain and Portugal while also overseeing Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania and other Adriatic countries.

As newly-appointed Director of Commercial Products for the Southwest Region of Europe for Bridgestone, which includes Spain and Portugal, Antúnez de Mayolo replaces David Almazán - the current director of Commercial Products for the Northern Region of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Sheffield-based PCL has appointed Andy Traynor as its Key Accounts Manager as it prepares for a resurgence in business post-pandemic. 

Effective 1st April 1, 2022, Oliver Sindermann, who is currently the Director for Sales Operations & Commercial Pricing for the EU, will assume the role of Sales and Commercial General Manager for the DACH region. In the new role, he will be responsible for Goodyear's truck and commercial tyre operations for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Bridgestone’s commercial team is entering an exciting era with David Almazán confirmed as the new Commercial Business Unit Director for Bridgestone in the North Region, transferring from Bridgestone’s North West Region encompassing Spain and Portugal.

Andrew Musgrave has been confirmed as Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’ (YOHT) UK & Ireland Country Manager. The role includes leading YOHT’s UK & Irish aftermarket businesses for the Alliance & Galaxy brands.

After 17 years at PCL, Sales Director Simon Shorter has opted to retire from his directorial role for End User and OEM sales.

Richard Gifford capped off a memorable 8 Ball Pool Championship in Killarney, Ireland with a top ten finish. 

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