Linglong Americas

John Hagan

Medina, Ohio — Shandong Linglong Tire Co Ltd. has hired John Hagan as chief operating officer (COO) for its Linglong Americas Inc division, with a liaison office in Medina.

Hagan was most recently vice president of Kumho Tires USA Inc, joining the Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based subsidiary of South Korea’s Kumho Tire Co. Ltd. in December 2013.

Hagan has a 20-plus-year experience in the industry having previously worked for Toyo Tires USA Inc and Pirelli Tire North America Inc.