London – Replacement tire distributor European FinTyre Distribution has appointed Stephen Childs as the new group chief commercial officer.
Childs is responsible for commercial strategy and business development with primary responsibilities for purchasing, brand strategy, inventory control and supplier relations, FinTyre announced in June.
He will also support FinTyre in ‘developing a cohesive and integrated approach’ for the group’s businesses in Italy and Germany.
Childs has 14 years of experience in the tire industry, with particular focus on marketing, pricing, and inventory control.
He previously served as commercial director of European Tyre Enterprises Ltd, covering Stapleton’s Tyre Services and Kwik Fit in the UK.