Armson, Jones join Kumho sales force

Feb. 14, 2007

Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. has added two more sales managers to the company's sales force.

Bill Armson has joined Kumho as a regional sales manager for northern California. He has 36 years of tire industry experience. Most recently, he was sales manager for Goodyear's 31-store Northern California District.

Before that, Armston served as district manager for 24 Just Tires retail locations in northern California.

Lewis Jones has joined Kumho as a regional sales manager for Iowa, Indiana, Illinois and northern Missouri. He has 20 years of experience in the tire industry.

Most recently, Jones was consumer accounts manager for Goodyear in Kansas and Oklahoma. Before that he served as business development manager for Cross-Midwest Tire.

"We're adding more salesmen so our guys will have smaller territories and will be able to better serve their customers," says Dave Hudrlik, vice president and director of sales. "We're not done yet. We will add more salesmen to help us achieve our growth goals and to help our customers achieve their goals."