VMI Appoint Chen Xing

Mr Chen Xing Chunjing has been appointed as General Manager of VMI Yantai. Chen is the successor of Mr Xu Kangyuan, who has retired after leading VMI Yantai for almost 20 years.

New Manager for VMI's China Operations

Chen has over 30 years of experience in managing large production facilities, mainly in the automotive industry. In his new position, he will be responsible to continue Yantai’s strategic development, accelerate production and bring new levels of agility using lean techniques and advanced analytics to drive operational efficiency.

The Asian marketplace, and especially the Chinese market, has been a key part of VMI’s growth strategy over the past 20 years and more. Today, VMI Yantai has more than 330 employees and operates as an integrated part of the global VMI organisation.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

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