CYPRESS, Calif. (June 14, 2005) — Toyo Tire (U.S.A.) Corp. has promoted Joshua Lorig to sales manager, performance and specialty tires.
In his new position, Mr. Lorig will be responsible for “maintaining an intense and critical focus on the rapidly changing UHP product and sales segments” for the company's U.S. market, Toyo said.
He formerly was sales manager of performance tires for the Cypress-based tire maker's southern division and will continue to be responsible for that division's activities and results.
With more than 13 years of automotive industry experience, Mr. Lorig previously worked in sales for the Tire Rack Inc., an online and mail order marketer based in South Bend, Ind. He also had was in management and sales for a Michigan-based automotive company.
Mr. Lorig is active in racing and car club events, Toyo said.