ERJ staff report (DS)
Mumbai, India -- Alliance Tire Group has named Manuel Pintado, as President of Alliance Tire Europe BV, effective immediately. He will be in charge of all the activities of the European office. He will closely work with all local sales and marketing staff.
Pintado was previously head of Industrial, Farm and OTR tyre initiatives for the Europe, Africa and Middle East region.
"With the commissioning of our India facility and the acquisition of the Galaxy and Primex brands during 2009, the Alliance Tire Group is well positioned to emerge as a leader in the Global Off-Highway tyre industry; Manuel's appointment is another important step in this direction and we are sure the Group will benefit immensely from his leadership in Europe, which has been historically the most important market for the Group " says Yogesh Mahansaria, CEO of the Alliance Tire Group.