Organisational Changes at Tatko

Halil İbrahim Açıkgöz.

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

Truck Tyre and Retreading Departments Merged

As a result, the company has announced that it is merging its Retreading and Repairing Material dept. has been merged with our Truck Tire operations. Both departments with be now under the management of Deputy GM Halil İbrahim Açıkgöz.

“With this merger, we are aiming to increase the effectiveness of Retreading & Repair Materials Dept. with the ascendancy of Truck Tire Department,” said the company in a statement. “Moreover, we believe that there is a need for closer collaboration than ever due to pandemic outbreak across the globe and particularly to the political and economic instability in Turkey. With all that said, we are confident that together we will lead things to fruition.”

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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