Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp. promoted one of its own to the director of sales. Chad Stanley worked as a strategic account business development manager before the promotion. His appointment came to effect on January 1, 2020.
Stanley started working for Toyo Tire in February 2014. He first served as the regional sales manager for Missouri, Kansas, Montana, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. He was promoted in 2017 to a strategic account business development manager covering western U.S.A. He holds a degree in business management with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Nebraska. He has worked in the tire industry for 25 years.
Speaking about his new role, Stanley said he believes that his biggest responsibility will be to mentor, educate and empower his team and to help dealers prosper and grow with Toyo tires. He also believes that by applying the company’s core values, the team can facilitate the growth needed in the dynamic landscape of the tire industry.
His promotion carries other changes to Toyo Tires’ sales structure. These changes span the western and eastern divisions as well as the southern and northern divisions. The former director of sales for the western division, Sam Felberbaum, will be the director of sales for the southern division.
In addition, the former director of sales for the eastern division, Mike Snyder will now serve as the director of sales for auto dealer channel. This is a new position that the company created in response to its growing distribution and changing business structure. The distribution channels now include key dealerships such as Mopar and Ford.
The three directors of sales will be required to report to Mike Graber who is now the vice president of sales. When speaking about the promotion, Roy Bromfield, president and CEO of Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp, said that the company was pleased to promote Stanley since he had served Toyo incredibly well the last 5 years. He also went on to congratulate Sam Felberbaum and Mike Snyder on their new roles.