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Magna Tyres hires GM for newly formed MEA office

Vijay Nambiar has been appointed to the position of general manager at the newly formed Magna Tyres Group office, Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa

Vijay Nambiar (above) will become general manager of Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa on 1 September, 2016.
Vijay Nambiar (above) will become general manager of Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa on 1 September, 2016.

Magna Tyres Group has selected Vijay Nambiar to fulfil the role of general manager at its newly formed office, Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa.

Nambiar has more than 30 years of experience within the tyre industry, having worked for manufacturers such as Michelin and Bridgestone.

In his previous role, Nambiar worked at UCGT, a trading company that he established six years ago.

Michael de Ruijter, chief executive officer of Netherlands-headquartered Magna Tyres Group, said: “We are very proud that Vijay has seized the opportunity to start with this new office.

“He will play an important role in enhancing the Magna Tyres image in the [MEA] region, and the further expansion of the company,” de Ruijter added.

Nambiar will begin his new role on 1 September, 2016. The Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa office will offer support to all dealers and end users of Magna Tyres in the MEA region, in addition to facilitating future expansion.

Commenting on his appointment as GM of Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa, Nambiar said: “I am very excited to start this new Magna Tyres office, which will provide great benefits to all customers in the region, with complete local support in building Magna Tyres’ brand image [on] par with any other known premium brands.”

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