CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carlos Acosta has joined CEAT Specialty Tires Inc. as business development manager for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Mr. Acosta, who has a 28-year career in the tire industry, previously worked as Latin American sales manager for Taray International Corp., handling sales of agricultural, off-road, industrial and other tire types.
CEAT began marketing and selling a comprehensive line of radial and bias ag tires in North America in 2017.
"We've made rapid progress in North America and adding Carlos Acosta to the team will help us expand our distribution footprint to the south," CEAT General Manager Tarang Srivastava said. "He has excellent experience in ag and OTR tires, along with a proven track record in helping his customers achieve their business goals."
In the specialty segment, CEAT manufactures farm, port, mining and earthmover, industrial, and construction equipment tires, as well as special application off road tires.