FULLERTON, Calif. (July 3, 2013) — Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC) has hired Andrew Zeisser, former vice president of OE for Hankook Tire America Corp., as its director of OE sales.
In his new role, Mr. Zeisser will be responsible for YTC's OE business in North America and will lead the company's OE sales, engineering and quality functions. He will be based out of the firm's Detroit office, YTC said.
Prior to his time with Hankook, Mr. Zeisser also held numerous positions with Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C., including director of automotive engineering.
"Andrew is a long-time industry insider with 32 years of experience, many of them in the OE arena," said Takayuki Hamaya, YTC's chief operating officer. "He will be a strong, essential asset to Yokohama as we continue to expand our OE programs."