UBERSEE, Germany—Kenda has appointed Michael Eckert as senior sales manager and Engin Uenal as senior engineer at its Kenda European Technical Center.
Eckert brings more than 25 years of experience with major tire companies to Kenda, having previously served in roles including OE account manager, race team manager, product marketing manager and sales director.
From his home base near Munich, he will cover German-speaking countries, supporting the Kenda marketing in the regions.
Uenal joins the KETC team in Winsen, Luhe. He will focus on FEA-based simulation.
Uenal brings expertise in computer-aided simulation from roles at ZF, Korean Aerospace Industries, Ferchau Engineering and Altran consultancy.
"As part of our plan for continued growth in the European market, this extension of our team further reinforces our commitment to the region," said Jimmy Yang, chairman of Kenda Global and MD of Kenda Europe.