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...

Amit Deshpande appointed as Sales Director-Africa at Cooper

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...

Maureen Thune is Goodyear’s new Chief Procurement Officer

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.