HOUSTON (June 12, 2013) — Horizon Tire Corp. has bolstered its sales team with the addition of two industry veterans.
The tire importer has appointed Robert "Bob" Horbatt as regional vice president of the Northeast division and Javier Valdez as sales director.
Horizon Tire said Mr. Horbatt is responsible for key account sales in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania., New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia., Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
Mr. Horbatt, who started in the industry in 1961, according to Horizon, has experience in retail, commercial and wholesale positions, including other vice president positions in the tire industry.
Horizon Tire said Mr. Valdez will be responsible for corporate sales in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and El Paso, Texas. He comes to the company with 18 years' sales experience in the tire and wheel industry.