TGI expands international, domestic sales teams

Jan. 16, 2014

Tire Group International LLC (TGI) announced it has completed targeted hires for its international and domestic sales teams.

The TGI international team welcomes Nelson Garces, as manager – Off Highway Division, where he will lead TGI’s OTR sales initiatives throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Garces brings over 10 years of OTR experience having been an integral part of positioning the Michelin brand throughout the region.

Luis Betancur joins TGI as a territory manager and will lead TGI’s sales efforts for Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay. Betancur brings over 19 years of tire-industry experience.

The TGI domestic team welcomes Perry May in the capacity of manager for TGI’s Off Highway Division. May has 37 years of tire industry experience and will spearhead TGI’s Astro Solid line launch for the North America market.

“With the additions of Nelson, Luis and Perry we have started 2014 with a significant amount of momentum as they have already made an impact to TGI’s ‘Winning Team,’” said TGI CMO Joaquin Gonzalez Jr.

“We are very happy to have these gentlemen join the TGI Family as it once again demonstrates our commitment of hiring brilliant and experienced industry professionals which will only insure that TGI will continue to offer world-class service to our customers. Our team is getting bigger, better and stronger.”

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