BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2013) — Tire-changing tool maker AME International L.L.C. has hired Chris Brothen, formerly of Kal Tire, to strengthen the firm's global business development activities.
Specifically, he'll assist in the strategic planning and coordination of business development and expansion throughout the Americas.
"Chris brings a tremendous amount of experience to our organization, deepening our commitment to the global OTR business," said AME President Keith Jarman.
He added that Mr. Brothen seemed "like an ideal fit" to take the company to the next level in part because "we share many of the same values."
Mr. Brothen worked the past 16 years with Vernon, British Columbia-based Kal Tire in its international mining operations.
Mr. Brothen described AME as an "emerging company with tremendous potential" that is committed to finding solutions to problems associated with servicing earthmover tires.
AME specializes in equipment, tools and accessories for OTR tire servicing.