Tire Group International LLC (TGI) has added Kevin O’Brien and Rishi Raj Bhatnagar to its sales team.
The company hired O’Brien as vice president of strategic accounts for its domestic division. O’Brien has more than 20 years experiencein the trucking industry. Previously, he worked as vice president of sales at Ameriquest Transportation.
“Kevin has joined the team to further develop our growing portfolio of regional and national accounts,” says Joaquin Gonzalez Jr., chief marketing officer.
Bhatnagar is joining TGI’s international team as a territory manager.The company says he will work closely with Sherko Hajrasouli, international sales manager, to continue developing and growing the African market. Bhatnagar has more than 25 years of experience in the retreading industry and in the African market.
TGI says it has positioned itself as one of the leading organizations in the worldwide wholesale distribution of tires as well as South Florida’s largest independent tire wholesaler.
The company carries over 40 brands of tires and distributes its own house brands: Astro, Cosmo, Industar, Luna, Orion and Duramas. For more information, visit www.tiregroup.com.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.