Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) has named Doug Kershaw president of its BKT USA unit. Chris Rhoades has been promoted to vice president, OTR business, BKT USA.
Kershaw joined BKT in 2018 and has played a key role in enhancing the company’s distribution capabilities in the United States, while expanding BKT’s presence in the agricultural, mining and construction sectors. He was promoted to head of BKT USA this past January.
Rhoades has been with BKT since 2015 and has spearheaded the firm’s OTR tire-related efforts, contributing to its growth.
Rhoades will report to Kershaw and Minoo Mehta.
In a related move, Alan Eskow, vice president of BKT Canada, has been named vice president, agri-industrial business, BKT USA. He will …