Continental Announces the Appointment of John Cox
Continental has announced the appointment of retread industry veteran, John Cox to enhance process technologies for ContiLifeCycle Retread partners around the world.
To showcase the company’s commitment towards supporting partner shops producing ContiTread retreads, Continental has created the new position of Global Technical Services.
“We are partnering with our retread shops around the world to maximize productivity and quality and to drive process innovation,” says Catherine Loss, Continental’s Global Head of Retread. “Optimizing each shops’ processes and systems allows us to deliver the superior quality and service levels that our global fleet customers expect, so they can achieve the lowest overall driving cost.”
Cox brings with him over 20 years of North American retreading industry experience to his new role. He has worked for the industry-leading corporate supplier as well as directly in retread manufacturing. Understanding both the supplier and customer sides of the business equips Cox with a unique perspective on ways of implementing practical improvements throughout the process. He has also helped in the development of IT software solutions for retread manufacturing, thus facilitating Continental in helping the company’s systems provide continued support to its ContiLifeCycle partners. Continental affirms that Cox’s expertise will help in the improvement of both Continental and dealer processes through his actionable recommendations.
There are currently 60 ContiTread retread shops around the globe, 30 of which are located in the U.S. and Canada. Continental is committed to providing the support network necessary for independent retreaders to grow.