One who is well-versed with the European tyre industry and with rich experience both in China and Europe, Harjeev Kandhari has been inducted to the Board of Directors of Doublestar Europe as Vice Chairman. The joint venture between Qingdao Doublestar and the Zenises Group, of which Kandhari is CEO, is responsible for the sale, marketing and distribution of all Doublestar products in the continent, including the UK and other major markets.
Doublestar, China’s sixth biggest tyre manufacturer, recently established an ‘Industry 4.0’ production plant in Qingdao in an effort to establish itself among the technological leaders. It is also currently engaged in talks to acquire the South Korean manufacturer, Kumho Tyre.
States Doublestar Europe: “We are very fortunate to have Kandhari as a guiding hand on the Doublestar Europe Board. This will take the joint venture to new heights in building Doublestar into one of the leading brands in Europe.”
Comments Kandhari on his new role: “Doublestar is one of the leading tyre manufacturers in China. I am proud to be associated with a company that shares our values both in terms of the provision of quality products and in the creation of positive social impact.”
Kandhari will donate all his proceeds from the venture to the Zenises Foundation.