Kumho hires Toyo's Mayfield

June 8, 2015

Kumho Tire U.S.A. has hired Jim Mayfield as its national vice president of sales and marketing. He comes to Kumho from Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., where he was senior director of product planning and technical services.

The company says Mayfield brings an in-depth knowledge of the industry, innovative sales and marketing programs, product development plans as well as market intelligence. He has more than 34 years of experience in the industry with companies such as Del-Nat Tire, Continental Tire, and Michelin as well as Toyo.

Mayfield replaces John Hagan, who left Kumho to become chief operating officer for Linglong Americas Inc.

Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. and Kumho Canada Inc. are the North American sales, marketing, product development, and distribution arm of Kumho Tire Co. Inc. For more information, visit www.KumhoTireUSA.com and www.KumhoTire.ca.