Oriente Tire U.S.A LLC. has named David R.J. Halldane as its new U.S. sales director for Petlas Tire.
Halldane will be responsible for market and sales development of Petlas Tire’s PCR/LTR and SUV tire lines in the U.S. He is a veteran of the tire business, with more than 30 years of experience in the retail, commercial, industrial, wholesale and manufacturing sides of the industry.
Before joining Petlas, Halldane was national sales manager of Linglong Tire in the U.S. and the Western Sales Director for Nexen Tire U.S.A. He also previously held the position of national sales manager for ITA-Itochu Tire America and the Commercial Western Sales/Operations/Distribution for Tire Centers L.L.C.
Petlas is focused on the development of its PCR/LTR and SUV tire lines and is widely known in the U.S. market for its range of Agricultural (Radial) and OTR tires. Petlas tires are manufactured in Turkey and are not subject to A/D or C/V duties, making them very competitive. The company produces PCR, SUV and LTR tires in sizes ranging from 12 to to 20 inches. The line includes Run-Flat tires developed with Petlas’ own know-how. All Petlas tires are DOT marked, are covered by product liability and offer DDP affordable prices.