Toyo hires managers for western, southern U.S.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has hired two sales managers -- one a former employee.
Jerry Taylor is the new district manager of Division 1, a territory that covers much of the western United States. He previously worked with Toyo from 2000-2002 as a district sales manager for the company's Division 2. More recently, Taylor owned Tuner & Off Road in Benton, Ark.
Taylor has more than 15 years of sales and service management in tires, wheels, custom accessories and the custom car restoration industry.
Marc Sanzenbacher is the new Division 2 UHP sales manager. He is responsible for much of the southern U.S.
He brings more than 10 years of high performance sales and management experience with key automotive dealerships to Toyo. His industry experience includes serving as motorsports director for Bert Smith Euro Collection, a German car dealership in St. Petersburg, Fla.
More recently, Sanzenbacher worked for Bill Heard Enterprises as Performance Division director. Prior to his tenure with the automotive groups, he served as a retail sales manager for Wheel Tec of Tampa, a premium automotive boutique and Toyo tires wholesale distributer.