Apollo appoints Steven Smidlein as Sr.VP for North America.
Apollo Tyres has appointed Steven Smidlein as the Senior Vice President for North America, the company informed in an official statement.
Based out of the New Jersey office and reporting to Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Apollo Tyres, Steven Smidlein would be responsible for building the brand and sales in North America for both, Apollo and Vredestein.
Commenting on this appointment, Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Apollo Tyres said, “With North America almost being an uncharted territory for us, Steven’s 30+ years of sales management and retail experience, especially in the automotive sector, will help establish both Apollo and Vredestein brands in this continent.”
Smidlein recently held the position of Director, OE Sales for a leading tyre maker in North America. Prior to that, he was associated with Daimler Chrysler as its Corporate Director.