ERJ staff report (DS)
Moscow - A long, informative interview with the head of Goodyear's operations in Russia reveals that Goodyear's sales in the region increased by 47 perent, compared with market growth of 30 percent last year. However, the share was well under 10 percent. The interview with Benjamin Villot, managing director of Goodyear Russia and was first carried in RBK Daily and re-published on Topof.RU
In the interview, Villot admitted that the Dunlop brand sells more in Russia than Goodyear. He noted, however, that Goodyear does not control the Dunlop brand in the region. Goodyear operates the Goodyear, and Sava brands in the region.
Goodyear had not responded to our requests for confirmation as this story was posted.
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"We want to grow rapidly in the Russian market" - CEO of Goodyear Russia Benjamin Villot Above story auto-translated into English (from Russian) (long, informative interview with head of Goodyear Russia)