July 24, 2012
MONROVIA, Calif., July 24, 2012 – Double Coin Tires and China Manufacturers Alliance, LLC (CMA), a leading tire manufacturer and marketer, announced the addition of John Hagg as new Southeast Regional Sales Manager and the promotion of Joe Cochran to Strategic Account Manager.
Hagg began his career in 1979 with Michelin. In 1985, he joined Dunlop Tire Corp. and rose to the position of Southeast Division Manager for Consumer Products. He also enjoyed tenure at both Bridgestone/Firestone and TCI Tire Centers in several capacities, ultimately rising to Director of Commercial Corporate Accounts and Division Vice President, respectively.
Cochran assumes the position of Strategic Account Manger for Double Coin. His responsibility includes growing non-domestic markets including Mexico and the Caribbean regions, as well as strategic U.S. customers with large geographic footprints. He joined the organization in 1999 and held the key position of Southeast Regional Sales Manager.
“The Double Coin Tire brand is continuing to expand within the North American market,” says Aaron C. Murphy, Vice President of CMA. “We have added highly experienced individuals like John and promoted others like Joe in order to support our growth and maintain its success.”
Double Coin Tires have been marketed in the U.S. since 1992. The company markets tires to some of North America’s most influential distributors including American Tire Distributors, Carroll Tire Company, Tire Dealers Warehouse, The Del-Nat Tire Corporation, Tire Wholesalers, Inc., and many more. In addition, Double Coin Tires are being sold at selected Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores throughout the United States.
Double Coin Tires are supplied by China Manufacturers Alliance, LLC, which is based in Monrovia, Calif. and is a subsidiary of Double Coin Holdings, Ltd. Double Coin products include truck and bus radial and radial off-the-road tires that enjoy OEM fitments at major North American transportation and construction equipment manufacturers. In 2011, Double Coin introduced Giant Radial OTR products and Radial R-1 Agriculture tires into the North American market. In 2012, the company introduced the Optigreen Series of EPA Smartway Verified low rolling resistant tires that meet federal government requirements for fuel savings. For information about Double Coin products, visit: www.doublecoin-us.com.