HOUSTON (May 21, 2014) — Horizon Tire Inc. has hired Edward Fabrizio, a former president of Del-Nat Tire Corp., to be its vice president of sales-Southeast/Central Divisions.
In his new post Mr. Fabrizio is responsible for sales staff management and overall sales of Horizon’s Southeast and Central U.S. divisions based out of the company’s Atlanta and Houston office/warehouse locations.
Mr. Fabrizio has 45 years of tire industry experience, Horizon Tire said, including retail, commercial and wholesale positions with Dayton Tire, Dunlop Tire Corp., Del-Nat — where he was president from 2005-08 — and Area Wholesale Tire.
Mr. Fabrizio will report to Victor Qiu, Horizon’s vice president of sales.
Houston-based Horizon Tire is a private- and import-brand tire distributor with U.S. warehouse/distribution centers in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Houston. Its main brands include Antares, Crosswind, Diamondback, Hilo, Linglong, Maxtrek, Triangle and Torch.
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