Ywenco Philipsen has started a new role with the Magna Tyres Group as Commercial Director HQ. His responsibilities include all marketing and sales-related operations. As a highly qualified Commercial Director with a strong background in sales and marketing disciplines, Philipsen will no doubt further develop Magna's strong market position.

The appointment of Righi, who has an extensive experience as a top manager at Pirelli, will be effective immediately.

Darren Longstaff joins with over 35 years’ experience in the tyre industry, including roles in production and sales. He becomes responsible for Vredestein agricultural and industrial products, and Apollo-branded industrial and construction tyres. 

Hankook Tyre UK has announced two major new appointments, with Andy Hodkin taking on the company's Regional Sales Manager, North East role and James Young becoming the new National Accounts Manager.

With another successful Summer Olympic Games tournament wrapping up, Sailun Tyre has released full details of their sponsorship and support of Olympic gold medallist, Kiran Badloe, who scored first place in the Windsurfing category on 1st August.

Michelin has appointed Dan Lamb as its new Passenger Transport Sales Manager, for the Services & Solutions business line. 

Continental has launched a new telehandler and skid-steer loader tyre. The CompactMaster AG tyre is the first to be designed with a new Turtle Shield tread layer and twisted steel belt.  

Tomohiko Masuta has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Falken Tyre Europe GmbH and Sumitomo Rubber Europe GmbH. 

Sheffield-based tyre inflation and pneumatics expert PCL continues to expand its HQ operation with the appointment of a new Customer Service Team Leader. 

The BKT Product Manager will play a key role in coordinating the group's activities related to agricultural tyres inside the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation. 


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