Nexen Names Thomas Senior Vice President of Sales

Feb. 26, 2016

Nexen Tire America Inc. has named industry veteran John Thomas senior vice president of sales for the U.S. market.

Thomas will lead a growing sales force that includes outside sales reps, a sales management team, and an inside customer service team.

The company says Thomas’ new role coincides with its objective to solidify its sales force and deliver the best possible experience for customers on service, training, and brand development.

On his move to Nexen, Thomas states, “There are a number of reasons why I made this important career move, but what I was most enthusiastic about was joining a company with quality products backed by the industry’s strongest warranty.”

Thomas adds, “We have a fantastic sales team in place, and the opportunity to lead this talented group is an honor.”

In his 32 years in the tire industry, Thomas has held positions at Michelin North America Inc., Yokohama Tire Corp., Falken Tire Corp., Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd., and Giti Tire America Ltd. He will be based at Nexen Tire America’s headquarter office in Diamond Bar, Calif.