REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Dec. 20, 2016) — American Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd. has promoted Brandon Stotsenburg to vice president of its North American Automotive business.
Currently director of business development, Mr. Stotsenburg succeeds Bob Phoenix, who is retiring from that position, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
In his new position, Mr. Stotsenburg will continue to focus on growing sales and building the Kenda brand in partnership with its channel partners throughout North America.
"We are excited to have Brandon's skills to partner with our independent dealers and distributors as Kenda accelerates its [passenger] and [light truck] growth with our unique value proposition offering Tier 2 performance at a Tier 3 value price," said Jimmy Yang, American Kenda president.
Prior to joining Kenda, Mr. Stotsenburg held sales and marketing positions at both Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear.