HANNOVER, Germany (March 14, 2017) — Continental A.G. has promoted Marco Gellings and Denise Ewald to new positions in its passenger and light truck (PLT) tire development unit.
Mr. Gellings, previously head of summer tire line development for the Middle East, Europe and Africa region, is now head of winter tire development worldwide.
The change was effective Jan. 1. Conti did not say whom he replaced, if anyone.
A mechanical engineer by training, he has been with Continental in research and development since 2001.
Ms. Ewald succeeded Mr. Gellings as head of summer tire line development, effective Feb. 1. An industrial engineering graduate, Ms. Ewald has held a variety of positions at Continental since joining the company in 2006.
Most recently she was responsible for OE tire development for French auto makers and prior to that she worked in product management for the Asia/Pacific region, was based in Shanghai.
In their new roles, Ms. Ewald and Mr. Gellings report to Burkhard Wies, head of PLT tire line development worldwide at Continental.
This story first appeared on the website of European Rubber Journal, a London-based sister publication of Tire Business.