Huayi Tire Canada Inc., the marketer and distributor for Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its associate brands, has named Robert Vetter the east region fleet sales manager.

Vetter brings nearly 50 years of experience in the tire industry to his new position. He began as a truck and bus tire specialist with Firestone Canada Inc., and held many positions within the company including territory manager and retail store credit manager. From there, he moved to Goodyear Canada Inc. and assumed various positions, including director of D2 commercial truck centers. He also served as the general manager of commercial products for Canada at Bridgestone Firestone Canada. He most recently was director of sales in Canada for American Pacific Industries.

In 2009 he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Tire Dealer Association of Quebec.

“We are building a strong team here at Huayi Tire Canada,” says John Hagg, vice president of sales and operations. “Robert’s depth of experience and knowledge of all aspects of the tire industry, as well as his proven success will be invaluable to our customers. We are thrilled to have him join our growing team.”

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