Yokohama Tire Announces Promotions 

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Yokohama Tire Corporation recently announced a trio of organizational changes. The following executives have been promoted to new positions:  

  • Fardad Niknam has been promoted from senior director of consumer product planning and product marketing to vice president of OE Sales. Niknam joined YTC in 2014 and has had responsibility for product marketing, including product planning and motorsports for the past five years. 
  • Ray Polentz has been promoted from senior director of supply chain and logistics to vice president of supply chain and logistics.  
  • And Pavan Desaneni has been promoted from vice president of information technology (IT) to chief information officer (CIO). 

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