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Vittoria Re-Organizes Operating Companies


MADONE, Italy – Vittoria Industries Ltd has reorganized its operating companies: “For a clearer focus on their mission to consolidate and develop our worldwide cycling markets.”

Vittoria Re-Organizes Operating Companies
René Timmermans, the new CEO of Vittoria SpA, responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. – Photo Vittoria

“With this re-organization we will better equip our operating companies to meet sudden changes in global markets with speed, flexibility, and efficiency, and provide a comprehensive service targeted to each regional market,” stated the company’s press release.

Three regions

The company’s worldwide commercial operations are now shared among three distinct regions, each led by its own chief executive officer. The 47 years old Dutchman René Timmermans (photo) becomes CEO of Vittoria SpA, responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America (EMEA & LATAM). He previously held the position of Commercial Director at Vittoria SpA.

E.J. Riordan becomes CEO of Vittoria Industries North America, Inc., responsible for North America. Willem Campagne becomes CEO of Vittoria Asia Pacific, responsible for Asia-Pacific region.

These are the three companies in the group whose task will be to develop, promote and sell the prestigious and renowned Vittoria tires, including the storied Vittoria cotton tubulars, in their respective regions.

The group holding company, Vittoria Industries Ltd, carries out manufacture and R&D at its fully-owned Lion Tyres Thailand Ltd factory in Bangkok. ICT and global marketing functions are already centralized in Bangkok under the leadership of Willem Campagne. Finally Giovanni Mazzola, former CEO of Vittoria SpA, is the new Chief Executive Officer of Vittoria Industries Ltd.

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