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Michelin Appoints New Head Of Fleet


Michelin has appointed Jonathan Layton, 45, as National Sales Manager Fleet, for Ireland and the UK. A veteran Michelin man, Layton assumes the role after more than 15 years at the company and will be tasked with managing the company’s team of key account managers across its car and van fleet customers.

Commenting on his new position, Layton says: “I’m delighted to be taking on my new role at such an exciting time for the business.

“Within the last 12 months our CrossClimate tyres have secured a series of major fleet industry awards. This year we’ll be further enhancing and expanding the CrossClimate range, opening up a wealth of new opportunities for this game-changing tyre generation.”

Layton joined the company in 2000 as a Key Account Manager in the car fleet sector, before moving to the role of Sales Manager for Ireland in late 2003. The position of Regional Sales Manager for the truck tyre division followed in 2009, before three years as Sales Manager for the agricultural division, commencing in 2013.