Michelin has appointed Jonathan Layton as national sales manager, UK and Republic of Ireland, for its Services & Solutions business line.
Layton was previously national sales manager fleet, UK and ROI with responsibility for Michelin’s largest car fleet customers, and the new role will see him lead the company’s commercial fleet sales operation, heading a team of key account managers to oversee the standard of service across Michelin’s largest truck and van fleet customers.
He bring almost two decades of experience at the company, including a successful spell as regional sales manager for the truck tyre division and the national sales manager position, and will report to Andrew French, director of Services & Solutions.
“I’m delighted to be given this new opportunity within Michelin,” said Layton. “I recently completed 19 years with the company and I’m as passionate about the brand as ever. I have worked all over the business, but this role is a really exciting one for me. I plan to be out there with my team as much as possible, keeping our loyal customers happy and winning new business.
“We are really looking to grow Michelin’s Services & Solutions portfolio to meet our customers’ needs over the coming years; the potential is huge.”