Toyo Tire names senior VP of sales and marketing
Steve Weinger has been appointed senior vice president of sales and marketing for Toyo Tire (U.S.A.) Corp.
Weinger has been with the company for 22 years, most recently as senior vice president of sales. He started with the company as fleet promotions aales manager in 1982.
Earl Knoper, former vice president of marketing, retired Jan. 1 after 20 years with Toyo. His 42-year career in the tire industry includes stints with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. and Montgomery Ward.
Knoper will continue to work with Toyo as a consultant. He will help take care of the company's Les Schwab Tire Centers account, plus Toyo road racing activities in the United States.