Apollo Tyres Ltd. has named Brad Persons as the company’s new national sales head for commercial tires. In this role, Persons will oversee the company’s sales initiatives within the U.S. and Canada for commercial tires.
Prior to joining Apollo, Persons was the director of OEM Sales, GNB Industrial Power Division for Stryten Energy. He began working in the tire industry in 2003 as a commercial tire & service salesperson. Since then, he has worked for organizations such as Michelin up until 2017, with his last post as a sales force development manager, Commercial and Industrial Tires
Persons graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s in finance and economics. He later completed a Master of Science in Management and a Master of Business Administration at Southern Wesleyan University.
Persons’ announcement coincides with Apollo launching a complete line of commercial tires for fleets at the TMC (Transport Maintenance Council) in Orlando.