RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (March 28, 2008) — Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. has named Jim Milhaupt national vice president of sales, replacing Dave Hudrlik, who left the company in late February.
Mr. Milhaupt, who has 29 years of experience in the tire industry, joined Kumho in 2000 as a regional sales manager. Since then, he has held positions as director of training, corporate account representative and his latest, vice president of sales for the company's western sales division.
In his new role, Mr. Milhaupt will manage Kumho's sales team throughout the U.S., helping them to achieve sales goals and establish customer relationships. He will be based in Rancho Cucamonga.
Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. is the U.S. distribution arm of the Seoul, South Korea-based Kumho Tire Co. Inc.