Sumitomo Rubber North America (SRNA) has named Bob Klimm director of corporate accounts.
Klimm started at SRNA in 2009 and has led the Falken-brand commercial truck tire business since 2015. In this new role, he will focus on the growth and success of the company's primary corporate accounts.
"After speding the past eight years leading our commercial truck efforts, I'm excited to focus my energy on a different part of the business," he said. "I always welcome opportunities for growth, and look forward to the challenge ahead."
Toby Beiner, chief financial officer for SRNA, said, "With over 40 years in the tire industry, Bob is well-equipped to lead these effots for our organization. We plan to lean on Bob's leadership and business expertise to help SRNA continue to grow in 2024 and beyond."
Darren Thomas, CEO and president of SRNA, said, "Bob has played a significant role in our success the past several years. His commitment to excellence has helped SRNA become the company we are today. We're proud to have Bob as a leader in our organization."