Dec 20, 2021

Kershaw to Replace Mehta as Head of BKT USA

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) has appointed Doug Kershaw to lead its BKT USA subsidiary, replacing Minoo Mehta, who will retire from the company on Jan. 1, following a 46-year career in the tire industry.

A 31-year veteran of the tire, rubber, composites and track industries, Kershaw – who joined BKT in 2018 and currently serves as BKT USA’s vice president – “has strongly contributed to enhancing BKT products’ distribution in the U.S.,” according to BKT officials.

During Kershaw’s tenure at BKT, the company added a distribution center in Kansas City, Mo., and has expanded its presence in the construction and mining tire segments. …

Source: MTD

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