Gaurav Kumar was promoted to chief financial officer after 11 years with Apollo.

Apollo promotes Kumar to CFO

Gaurav Kumar has been elevated to the role of chief financial officer at Apollo Tyres Ltd. He joined Apollo in 2004 and previously served the company as group head of corporate strategy and finance.

Matthew Hanchana is sales technical service manager for Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.

Giti names sales technical service manager

Matt Hanchana is being promoted to sales technical service manager at Giti Tire (USA) Ltd., with responsibilities for delivering the development and execution of the company’s sales technical service actions.


Apollo suffers because of South African subsidiary

Apollo Tyres Ltd. posted net income of more than 1.8 billion rupees on net sales of 31 billion rupees for its third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. That compares to income of nearly 3.4 billion rupees on sales of 35.6 billion rupees for the same period in 2013.

Brand ambassadors Michael MacDonald, social media specialist (left); and Kyle Keech, media relations specialist; are traveling to more than 50 U.S. cities in this Monroe mobile marketing vehicle.

Tenneco campaign gives consumers a big shock!

To promote its “Everything Gets Old. Even Your Shocks” campaign, Tenneco Inc. is taking a 25-foot-long, 10-foot-high, translucent Monroe OESpectrum shock absorber on wheels to more than 50 North American cities this summer and fall.


Tenneco 'Exhaust Extravaganza' rewards sales

Tenneco Inc.’s Walker Emissions Control brand has launched a new counter person promotion to encourage the sales of premium Walker mufflers and welded assemblies, Walker Ultra and CalCat direct-fit catalytic converters. The new “Exhaust Extravaganza” promotion offers a $5 prepaid card for every qualifying Walker product sale.


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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.
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