Donald “Ryan” Loethen, a veteran of the ag tire business, has been named president of CEAT Specialty Tires Inc., and will be responsible for sales in North and Central America. He will be based out of Jefferson City, MO.
Before joining CEAT, Loethen was agricultural business manager, key account manager and sales process training manager for Michelin Agriculture North America. Prior to joining Michelin, Loethen was an officer in the United States Army.
“Ryan brings with him 22 years of rich experience in business development, key account management, supply chain management, marketing and training,” said Vijay Gambhire, chief executive of CEAT Specialty. “With his extensive knowledge and deep experience in the farm sector, he will play a key role in building on the momentum CEAT has established in the North American Ag industry over the past three years.”