SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC) has promoted a pair of company veterans to new sales positions.
Stan Chandgie, vice president of consumer sales, becomes executive vice president of sales and support, and Heather Adelman, director of strategic accounts, consumer sales, advances to vice president of consumer replacement sales.
In his new role, Mr. Chandgie will lead YTC's consumer replacement and TBS/commercial sales groups along with Yokohama's sales support functions.
Prior to joining Yokohama in 2019, Mr. Chandgie held executive sales, marketing and service roles at Michelin North America Inc. and Exide Technologies.
"Stan's deep connections to our customers, his commitment to excellence in all we do, lead-by-example style, high energy and positivity all contribute to him being well-rounded and more than capable," YTC President and CEO Jeff Barna said.
Ms. Adelman, who has been with Yokohama since 2008, has extensive experience in the tire industry, including eight years with Continental Tire the Americas. She will report to Mr. Chandgie.
"Heather has held multiple strategic and leadership positions on the consumer replacement team and has worked closely with many of Yokohama's top accounts," Mr. Barna said.
"She has, and will continue, to play a key role in the design and execution of our strategic sales vision. Her incredible work ethic and endless determination to support her colleagues and customers, makes her the perfect fit to successfully lead YTC's consumer sales team into the future."