New Vice Chairman for Rubber Board, India

The 175 th meeting of Rubber Board, India, held on October 10, 2017, at Kottayam elected Adv. S. Jayasooryan as its new Vice Chairman. Hailing from Kondooparampil family, Vilakkumadam, Pala, Adv. Jayasooryan has been serving as the Managing Director of VIAS Civil...

RIP, Harvey Brodsky

Harvey Brodsky, founder of Retread Tire Association (RTA), committed champion and campaigner for tyre retreading industry, and a great friend and supporter of ABM publications Tyre Asia and Rubber Asia, has succumbed to cancer on Sunday, September 17. He was diagnosed...

Dr. Chairil Anwar is new CEO of IRCo

Dr. Chairil Anwar has been appointed new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IRCo (International Rubber Consortium Ltd). He joins IRCo as a nominee of Indonesia, one of the three member-countries of IRCo, the other two being Thailand and Malaysia. Dr. Chairil Anwar was...

JK Tyre appoints MK Jain as new VP-Technology

M K Jain has assumed charge as Vice President (Technology) at JK Tyre recently. A veteran in tyre technology, Jain will be based at the Technical Centre (RPSCOE) in Mysuru, India. Jain, a Chemical Engineer from BITS, Pilani, has vast experience of over three decades,...

Reinhold Rückel assumes charge as MD of Baumüller

Reinhold Rückel is the new Managing Director at Baumüller, manufacturer of electric automation and drive systems. Together with Andreas Baumüller, Reinhold will be managing the Baumüller Nürnberg GmbH. He is responsible for the commercial operations of the Baumüller....

Hosung Suh assumes charge as President, Hankook Tire America

Strategic planning expert Hosung Suh, assumed charge as President, Hankook Tire America on July 1, 2017. He succeeds Hee-se Ahn who has been President since January 2015. Hankook is confident that Suh’s experience in previous roles with companies in the US and Korea...