Yokohama Names Calhoun VP of Manufacturing

Oct. 1, 2021

Yokohama Corporation of North America (YTMM) has named Philip Calhoun manager of its West Point, Miss., truck tire plant. Calhoun also has been named Yokohama's vice president of manufacturing.

“I am pleased to welcome Philip to the YTMM family,” says YTMM Chairman and President Takehisa Morimoto.

“A native of Mississippi, he brings a wealth of automotive manufacturing experience, as well as a world-class education from institutions across the globe.

"He has earned a number of awards and certification, and has a proven track record of success.  With his impressive skill set, Philip will be able to have an immediate and positive impact on YTMM.”

Calhoun has more than 28 years of progressive manufacturing leadership experience, with a heavy emphasis on quality and precision manufacturing at both Ford and Nissan.