CHENNAI, India — Apollo Tyres Ltd. has hired Scott Patterson to be the company's national sales head — consumer tires.
In this role, Mr. Patterson will oversee the company's aggressive growth initiatives within the U.S. and Canada.
"We are excited to add Scott to the Apollo family. Scott brings almost two decades of tire industry experience, a deep understanding of customer insights and keen business sense to Apollo Tires's efforts within North America," Abhishek Bisht, assistant vice president, Americas, said.
"Scott has a unique obsession for the long-term success of strategic customers, which is a perfect match to our Vredestein growth strategy. We look forward to Scott's passion and leadership in growing our dealer footprint in North America."
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Patterson served as the director of national accounts at National Tire Wholesale (NTW), responsible for the Club and Mass Merchant Channel. Prior to NTW, Patterson held a wide variety of experience with Tire Centers L.L.C.
Mr. Patterson received a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of North Florida and a MBA from Clemson University.