SANTA ANA, CA. – (Aug. 4, 2016) – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has promoted Dan Funkhouser to senior director of commercial sales. His responsibilities will include all business segments in the commercial division, according to Rick Phillips, YTC vice president of sales.
“Dan has been with Yokohama for more than 20 years and has enjoyed much success in the various roles he’s held during his career,” said Phillips. “His years of experience with the company and his business acumen will serve him well in this new role.”
Funkhouser was promoted to director of commercial dealer business in 2014. He joined YTC in 1994 as a district sales representative in Minnesota and was promoted to national account manager in 1998. In 2008, Funkhouser was promoted to manager of national accounts. Funkhouser holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Central Michigan University.
About Yokohama Tire Corporation
Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications.
Yokohama is a strong supporter of the tire care and safety guidelines established by the Rubber Manufacturers Association and the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. Details can be found at the “Tire Care & Safety” section at www.yokohamatire.com/tires-101/basic-information.