Continental has hired tire retreading industry veteran John Cox in a newly created position as head of global technical services to enhance process technologies for ContiLifeCycle retread partners worldwide.
Catherine Loss, Continental’s global head of retread, said, “We are partnering with our retread shops around the world to maximize productivity and quality and to drive process innovation.
“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 has a career spanning more than 20 years in the retreading industry in North America. His experience as both a supplier and customer gives him a unique perspective on how to implement practical improvements throughout the process. He also supported the development of IT software solutions for retread manufacturing, ensuring that Continental’s systems will continue to support the needs of ContiLifeCycle partners.
It is believed his broad experience and expertise will deliver actionable recommendations to improve both Continental’s and dealer processes.