CYPRESS, Calif. (Aug. 10, 2006) — Toyo Tire (U.S.A.) Corp. appointed three people to new sales posts.
Matt Futrelle was named sales manager for the Eastern division covering North Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Mr. Futrelle most recently worked at Snider Tire.
Ken Newsom was named director of sales, Southern division. He has worked at Toyo since 1989, the tire maker said.
Lowell Slimp was named truck tire sales manager for the central U.S. Mr. Slimp most recently served as commercial products manager with Continental Tire North America Inc.