Yokohama promotes long-term employee

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FULLERTON, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced 19-year company veteran Dan King is being promoted from director of consumer sales to vice-president of sales, effective July 1.

King will lead the development and implementation of sales strategy for the consumer sales and the commercial truck divisions.

King joined YTC in 1988 and has had various positions in the marketing and sales departments, including director of marketing and director of sales. His tire background dates back to when he was 12-years-old and worked for his family-owned tire business.

“Dan’s a true success story at Yokohama,” said Jim MacMaster, YTC executive vice-president, business division. “He climbed the ranks because of his hard work, dedication and creative thinking, and under his leadership, the consumer business division has become more profitable. I believe as vice-president of sales, his experience and foresight will continue to bring growth and profit for the company.”

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