New Worldwide Organizational and Commercial Structure for Prometeon Tyre Group

Prometeon Tyre Group announced that in order to strengthen its presence in the different markets in which it operates and in line with the strategic interest of its shareholders to continue the integration process with the Aeolus group, the company has implemented a new organizational and commercial structure.

The following appointees will report directly to Prometeon's Chairman and CEO, Giorgio Luca Bruno:

The first appointment concerns Chief Commercial Officer, Murat Akyildi. Murat is responsible for all structures related to sales report (sales, marketing, OE, Agro Business and Supply Chain). Akyildiz has been with Prometeon for over two years and has held various positions including CEO of Region MEA, Turkey and India; CEO of Region EMEA and recently CEO of Greater Europe (Europe, Turkey, Russia and C.I.S).

Secondly, Chief Technical Officer, Alexandre Bregantim, is in charge of operational functions related to research and development, production and product quality report. Bregantim has been Chief R&D and Quality Officer of Prometeon since 2016 and has more than 20 years’ experience in Pirelli Tyre in the fields of R&D, Manufacturing and Quality in Brazil and China.

Moving on, Murilo Fonseca becomes the the CEO of Region Americas. He was formerly Prometeon Chief Operating Officer and Chief Commercial Office LATAM. He held a career for more than 20 years in several areas and positions of ​​Goodyear, eventually taking on the role of Sales Operations General Manager LATAM.

Alp Gunvaran becomes CEO of Region MEA, Turkey, Russia & CIS after joining Prometeon in September 2016. Formerly CEO of Turkey, East Europe, Russia & CIS, Gunvaran has over 16 years of experience in P&G, where he held roles of increasing responsibility until becoming Commercial Director for the Household Care business for Turkey and the Caucasus.

Additionally, Marco Solari sees himself become the CEO of Region Europe. He was formerly Global Sales Director and Managing Director of Italy, France, Spain, Nordics and Benelux.  Solari has many years of commercial experience with Pirelli Tyre as Commercial Director of the Truck Business Europe, MEA and APAC and Chief Commercial Officer APAC for all Pirelli businesses.

The final appointee refers to Yves Pouliquen as the CEO of the APAC & India Region. He has held this position with Prometeon since 2016. Pouliquen has a wide knowledge of the Asian market, where he previously held the positions of Asia-Pacific Business Sales Development Manager, Managing Director Malaysia and Commercial Director APAC for Michelin.

About the author

Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.

Contact: richardjwilson@btconnect.com

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