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Jean Paul Spijker new Director Sales and Marketing Specialty Tire Europe at Linglong

Hannover, 1 December 2023 - Since 1 December 2023, Jean Paul Spijker has been responsible for the Specialty Tire segment at Linglong Germany GmbH as Director of Sales and Marketing. With Jean Paul Spijker, Linglong is hiring an expert for OTR, industrial, construction machinery and agricultural tires for the first time and is thus clearly committed to its ambitious growth plans in Europe.

Jean Paul Spijker is 58 years old, a trained mechanical engineer and has many years of experience in tire industry, including Vice President Sales Global OEM at Alliance Tire Europe BV, Managing Director at Mitas (Trelleborg Group) and most recently as Country Manager Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Benelux for Maxam, which belongs to Sailun Group. Jean Paul Spijker on his move to Linglong Germany GmbH: “Linglong is one of the leading tire manufacturers in the world and has major growth targets, especially in Europe. With the opening of the first tire factory in Europe, which is one of the largest and most modern in the world, Linglong underlines the extraordinary importance of Europe for the group. I am happy being part of the Linglong team and pleased to be responsible for the Specialty Tires segment across Europe at Linglong Germany GmbH with immediate effect.”