FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire the Americas has promoted company veteran Shaun Uys to head of U.S. replacement truck tire, succeeding Tom Fanning, who recently started working for Southern Tire Mart.
A native South African, Uys brings more than 22 years of experience in the tire sector to the new position.
Since joining Continental in 2000 in South Afirca, he has held many positions in the tire sector internationally including South Africa, Germany and U.S. He moved to the U.S. in 2000 as vice president of truck tire OE Americas and strategic key fleet accounts. He retains responsibility for fleet accounts.
Uys said he's "eager to focus our attention on providing value and opportunities to grow our fleet and dealers business. I look forward to meeting our valued customers and working closely with the team."
Fanning left Continental after working for the company for 22 years.