VELP, Netherlands (Dec. 2, 2016) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has hired former Apollo Vredestein B.V. executive Jaap van Wessum to be its sales director for European operations.
Mr. Van Wessum is based in Velp and reports to Luis Ceneviz, managing director, Europe Tire Operations and managing director, Latin America Tire Operations.
He has 20 years of experience in tire industry, and most recently was director, marketing and sales for Apollo Vredestein since 2010. Prior to that, he was Netherlands country manager for Apollo Vredestein and earlier was the Scandinavian country manager for Vredestein Dack A.B. and Vredestein Norge A/S.
This report first appeared on the website of European Rubber Journal, a United Kingdom-based sister publication of Tire Buisness.