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February 2013

By Holly

Posted in Kumho News

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Kevin Peck Appointed Sales Director

Kevin Peck has been appointed as its new Sales Director for the UK and Republic of Ireland, a role to which he brings extensive experience of the retail, fleet and wholesale tyre sectors.

Peck’s early career was spent in automotive finance, working for the world of clearing banks and industrial finance houses, where he accumulated invaluable experience of HP, leasing and contract hire.

Kevin Peck

This led to a 10-year spell in the leasing sector itself, the in-depth knowledge of which helped gain him his first position in the tyre industry.

The resulting 10 years with the Axle Group comprised eight as Sales Director of National Tyre Service and two as Managing Director of the wholesale division of Viking International.

Speaking of his appointment, Kevin Peck said:

“It is great to return to the tyre industry after a spell in automotive consulting and I am relishing the challenge of working for such a respected name as Kumho.”

Commented Kumho UK’s Managing Director KM Choe: “Kevin has been brought in to help us meet some ambitious sales objectives, and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”