Hercules Tire International, a unit of Findlay, Ohio-based Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., has named Minoo Mehta managing director of commercial business development.
Mr. Mehta will be responsible for increasing truck tire sales for the international tire division, developing an international marketing group for new and established sales markets and identifying potential worldwide supplier relationships, the company said.
Mr. Mehta most recently served as president and CEO of J.P. Morgan Tire Holding Co., which he originally founded as OM International Training Inc.
He also has worked for J.K. Tyre & Industries Ltd., based in New Delhi, India.
Mr. Mehta said he will place a special emphasis on developing business opportunities in India, where he sees tremendous potential for expansion.