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Stotsenburg Promoted to Vice President of Kenda’s Automotive Business


brandon-stotsenburg_kendaEffective Jan. 1, Brandon Stotsenburg will succeed Bob Phoenix as vice president of American Kenda Rubber’s North American Automotive business.


“We are excited to have Brandon’s skills to partner with our independent dealers and distributors as Kenda accelerates its PCR and LTR growth with our unique value proposition offering Tier 2 performance at a Tier 3 value price” said Jimmy Yang, president of Kenda.

Stotsenburg has spent the last several years as the director of Business Development at Kenda. He’s previously led national sales and marketing organizations for both Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Stotsenburg plans on increasing Kenda’s production footprint in 2017 and continue introducing new products designed at the North American Technical Center, he said.

“Kenda uniquely offers premium brand radial and bias trailer, turf, lawn and garden, ATV and light industrial tires in the replacement and OEM channels. We have plans to build our sales and marketing team to utilize these strengths for the future in partnership with our replacement and OE customers,” he shares.



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