American Kenda Rubber has hired two employees for its North American Automotive business team. Hayley Milne is the marketing manager, and Jin Daniels will work in inside sales and customer service.
Tire industry veteran Chris Tolbert has joined Kenda USA's North American Automotive Business team as director of business development. His assignment: help accelerate Kenda’s sales and brand awareness in the PCR and LTR segments.
Kenda USA is serious about partnering with vehicle manufacturers and accelerating its original equipment business. The company recently hired Ken Albers as director of OE automotive sales.
American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. is adding Phyllis Zollner to its sales team in the North Automotive business unit as southeast sales manager.
American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. has named Brandon Stotsenburg vice president of its North American automotive business, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He succeeds Bob Phoenix, who is retiring.
Kenda USA has added 24 sizes of the Kenda Klever S/T KR52. Kenda says the new sizes of the Klever S/T will help fill a gap in the SUV/CUV marketplace with a 60,000 mileage warranty and M&S all-season capabilities. The new sizes are currently available to order with expected delivery in the third quarter.
Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Inc.’s automotive division has a new assistant marketing manager. Kellie Szczerbacki will continue Kenda’s brand-building efforts in partnership with its channel partners throughout North America in her new role.
Kenda USA has appointed Max Finkelstein Inc. (MFi) its sole distributor for Kenda’s full line of passenger car and light truck tires throughout the northeastern United States, extending from Maryland to Maine.