Amit Deshpande has been appointed as Sales Director for Africa at Cooper Tire and Rubber Company Europe Limited. He has over ten years of experience in the rubber industry.

In his new position, Deshpande is entrusted with supporting product development with region-wise
specifications and identifying sales leads within the region.

His prior tyre industry experience includes as a Divisional Head of Sales and Marketing for East and West Africa and Latin America, as well as other leadership roles such as Group Manager of Operations for Latin America.
A Bachelor of Science from Sardar Patel University, Deshpande also holds a Master’s degree in
Marketing and International Business from Symbiosis Institute of International Business.