Yokohama Bids Farewell to VP

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Rick Phillips (Photo: Yokohama)

The corporation’s VP of Sales, Rick Phillips, leaves company.

Yokohama has reported that longtime tire industry veteran and current VP of sales, Rick Phillips, is leaving the company after almost two decades to pursue other opportunities.

Phillips joined Yokohama in 1999 and moved up the ranks from district sales manager to manager of commercial sales. He was promoted to director of commercial sales in 2011, followed by senior director of commercial and OTR sales in 2013, then VP of sales in 2015.

“We sincerely wish Rick well with his new endeavour and thank him for his contributions,” said Jeff Barna, Yokohama Tire Corporation COO. “Yokohama’s leadership team is committed to maintaining the strong momentum that we are experiencing and will be moving quickly to fill this important position.”

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