Falken Taps Bob Klimm to Lead Commercial Tire Sales

Posted on May 20, 2019
Veteran Falken sales executive Bob Klimm has been promoted to director of sales for the company's commercial division.
Veteran Falken sales executive Bob Klimm has been promoted to director of sales for the company's commercial division.

Falken Tire Corp. has promoted Bob Klimm to director of sales, commercial division, for the North American market.

Klimm moves into his new role from TBR division manager, where he was responsible for establishing Falken’s entry into the truck and bus radial (TBR) business.

Falken says that under Klimm’s leadership, the company significantly expanded its sales efforts in the commercial segment, allowing it to reach new customers and gain market share.

“Bob has played an incredibly important role in Falken’s TBR channel and product strategy, and his dedication to our product and serving our many customers make this appointment an easy one,” says Darren Thomas, senior vice president, sales and marketing. “We’re all very pleased to have Bob on board and know that he and his colleagues will continue to expand this very important part of Falken’s overall business.”

Falken recently added sessions dedicated to commercial tires to its dealer education program, Falken Academy. The Falken Commercial Tire Academy incorporates lessons on products, quality assurance, plus sales and marketing. For details, read “Falken Turns Training Focus on Commercial Tire Dealers.”

Related Topics: commercial tires, executive appointments

Comments ( 1 )
  • Bill Watkins

     | about 2 months ago

    Great choice, great leader and a great guy! Bob Klimm

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