FULLERTON, Calif. (June 29) — Yokohama Tire Corp. has promoted Dan King to vice president of sales effective July 1.
King, a 19-year company veteran who previously was director of consumer sales, will lead the development and implementation of sales strategy for Yokohama´s consumer sales and commercial truck divisions, the company said.
King, 44, joined Yokohama in 1988 and has held various positions in the marketing and sales departments. He graduated from California State University Fullerton with a degree in business and earned his master´s from the University of Southern California in 1996.
Jim MacMaster, Yokohama executive vice president of the business division, said that the consumer business division has become more profitable under King´s leadership, and he expects King´s experience and foresight to bring continued growth and profit to the company.