Pieter Klinkers named new CEO of Maxion Wheels

Pieter Klinkers has been promoted to CEO of Maxion Wheels by its parent company, Iochpe Maxion.

Marcos Oliveira, President and CEO of Iochpe Maxion, announces that Pieter Klinkers is being promoted to CEO of Maxion Wheels, effective March 1, 2015.

Klinkers has a successful history of 20 years in wheels and tires, working for the Michelin Group before joining Maxion Wheels in 2005 as Vice President of Sales for Europe, Africa & Asia Pacific (EAAP). Klinkers was promoted to President – EAAP in 2009, where he has successfully increased sales and profitability for the region.

Klinkers assumed further responsibilities in 2013, spearheading the fast-moving innovation efforts Maxion Wheels had launched after its take-over of the legacy Hayes Lemmerz in early 2012.

Klinkers will be leading the Maxion Wheels team from the company's holding company in Konigswinter (Bonn), Germany.