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It is here where you can discover the latest employment and appointment news in the global retreading industry.

KRAIBURG Austria have announced that with effect from 1st of April 2021, Thorsten Schmidt, the long-standing CEO of the company, is, after 36 years of continuous employment, leaving the operative company executive to enter into the passive phase of his semi-retirement.

Vaculug has announced the promotion of Perry Buckley as Sales & Business Development Director. Perry joined the company in January 2020 as Fleet Business Development Director bringing with him a wealth of experience. 

Vaculug announcethe appointment of Prem Devarajan as the new Chief Sustainability Officer for the company. Devarajan has been promoted internally from Zenises where he has been helping run the Operations of the Group for several years. Prior to Zenises, he helped run Operations for one of India’s largest multinational groups. 

AME International, the leading supplier of tyre changing tools and equipment, has announced the appointment of Robin Maynard, former salesperson for Chicago Pneumatic (CP), as its new Sales & Marketing Liaison.

Vaculug have announced the appointment of Paul Searle as the company’s new Contract and Pricing Manager. 

PRE-Q Galgo Corporation has announced that Ron Elliott has been hired to be its marketing manager.

Zdeněk Kovačík, joint founder of the Czech retreader KOVKOR, one of the pioneers of precured retreading in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has died at  the age of 64.

Turkish commercial vehicle tyre and retreading group, Tatko has announced a reorganisation following the decision by Ilker Deliktas to leave the company.

It has been announced that Václav Šubrt , the founder of Czech retreader WETEST Pneu and a pioneer of precured retreading in the Czech Republic, has died.

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected five members to its board of directors. Four will serve three-year terms and the fifth will serve a two-year term filling the vacancy created when Jim Pangle of Fountain Tire was elected secretary of the board earlier this year.

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