RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-In moves aimed at opening up new distribution points in the U.S. as well as increasing sales to current dealers, Falken Tire Corp. has announced several new appointments. They include: John Barkett, to district manager, responsible for developing new accounts in North and South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota-was a territory manager with Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.
Sid Bowdidge, to district manager for New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island-was a regional fleet sales manager for Oliver Rubber Co.
Jim Clarkson, to district manager for Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Missouri-was general manager for Kumho U.S.A. Inc.
Bob Reuwer, to district manager for Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Michigan-was a Dunlop Tire Corp. business development manager.