ERJ staff report (TP)
Melksham, UK – Cooper Tire Europe has bolstered its continental sales force with the addition of two new managers.
Christophe Huss and Jacques Licata join a Cooper sales team that, globally, has had a “strong start” to 2014. With almost 20 years of experience in the international tire market, Huss joins as regional manager – Middle East, Africa & Mediterranean. He has previously worked for organisations such as Bridgestone and Marangoni.
Fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish, Huss will report directly into European sales & marketing director, Derek Carruthers.
Licata has been employed as area manager – Mediterranean. Reporting into Huss, Licata also brings with him more than 10 years of tire trade experience in markets across Southern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Licata, too, is a multi-linguist, speaking fluent English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Huss and Licata will be based in Italy and Spain respectively.