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Jerry Bialek given new role at Cooper Tire

Jerry Bialek will be Vice President & Treasurer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, effective Feb 1,2018. As he takes on this new responsibility, Bialek, replaces Tom Lause, will continue to lead investor relations for the company. “Jerry has demonstrated strong financial expertise, leading complex finance organizations on a global basis, as well as heading investor relations and strategic planning for Cooper. We appreciate his contributions and look forward to his continued service to the company as Treasurer,” said Cooper President & Chief Executive Officer Brad Hughes. Bialek joined Cooper in 2014 as Director, Global Financial Planning and Analysis,...

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Ex Lanxess exe to lead Birla Carbon’s Europe & Africa operations

Birla Carbon appointed John Davidson as President, Europe & Africa. Joining the senior management team, Davidson will be responsible for the Europe & Africa operations and will report to John Loudermilk, COO, Birla Carbon. Davidson has over 28 years of industry experience. “John has a proven track record of outstanding results, market focused leadership in a variety of geographies, and brings a wealth of experience strengthening customer relationships,” stated John Loudermilk.  “We look forward to him joining our executive team to help drive our global strategy.” Prior to this appointment. Davidson was with Lanxess where he led their Bromine...

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Rajiv Prasad appointed as President of India Operations at JK Tyre

JK Tyre appointed Rajiv Prasad as its President of India Operations. He brings with him a rich experience of managing large businesses as its Head for nearly 30 years, said the company in a statement. He is a veteran in leading and mentoring diverse teams across geographies. Commenting on the appointment of Rajiv Prasad, Dr Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre said, “I am sure that Prasad will provide adept leadership and lead JK Tyre on a new growth...

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Nexen bags two IDEA awards

Nexen Tire’s N’FERA AU7, a commercial tyre, and BREATHRE, a future-oriented conceptual tyre, received the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) for 2017. Sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America, IDEA is a premier international design competition, also known as the ‘Academy Awards’ of the designing industry. N’FERA AU7 is the first commercialized product from the tyre industry to have been selected as a winner. Recently released in North America, ‘N’FERA AU7’ is an ultra-high performance (UHP) tyre developed for high-ends sedans. ‘N’FERA AU7’ boasts in outstanding driving stability, handling and break performance at high speed and features reduced...

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Suzuki RM-Z450 motorcycle to be equipped with Bridgestone Battlecross

  Bridgestone’s Battlecross X30 tyres will be fitted as original equipment on Suzuki’s new RM-Z450 Motocross motorcycle. The RM-Z450 will be Suzuki’s category flagship motorcycle, and Bridgestone Battlecross X30 tyres contribute to enhancing the traction of the new model. “The Battlecross X30 is a high performance tyre specialized for medium terrain on the race course, and its technologies were developed and refined across multiple years of motocross racing. It applies our original technology Castle Block on the tire surface to improve the grip on the motocross roads,” said the Japanese tyre company....

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