CYPRESS, Calif. – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has named Amy Coleman as its new senior director of marketing. She is responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s marketing, focusing on business growth while enhancing brand equity and awareness. The department includes advertising, sales promotions, communications, web initiatives, dealer support, sponsorships and events. Coleman has an extensive marketing background in the automotive industry. She recently served as director of marketing for Fleetwood RV Inc., working in the marketing department for the Fleetwood brand for more than 15 years. During her tenure with the company, Coleman led a wide range of marketing initiatives that helped make it one of the most widely acknowledged recreational vehicle brands in the world. “This is an exciting time to be a member of the Toyo Tires team as we expand our marketing initiatives into new areas,” said Coleman. “I look forward working with Toyo Tires’ outstanding independent dealer network to further elevate the Toyo brand and to grow our mutual businesses.” “I am pleased to welcome Amy Coleman as our newest member of the Toyo Tires team,” added Marty Furman, chief operating officer, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “Amy is highly respected for her success in marketing world-class brands. I look forward to her insight and her future contributions.” Coleman received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stephens College in Columbia, Mo. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement
After two days records were set and broken at the 107th staging of Inter Secondary Schools association (ISSA) Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.Petersfield High’s Devar Clayton chucked a new decathlon shot put record of 14.90 meters. The throw has placed Clayton in second position in the boys’ decathlon open after three events.Clayton’s throw earned him 784 points and bettered the previous mark of 14.16m set last year by Kurt Goodlitt of Munro College. He has now progressed to 2223 points, just behind Kingston College’s Donovan Thames (2256 points), who ended second in the shot put with a mark of 12.87m.On day one of the Championships, the class two 100 meters hurdles for girls fell twice. Britanny Anderson ran a smooth 13.37 seconds to erase the mark set a year ago by Peta Gaye Williams of Camperdown. Before the dust settled Holmwood Technical’s Shanette Allison, motored to a time of 13.30 seconds to wipe out Allison’s effort, but Allison too had barely enough time to celebrate as Aaliyah Wood of Edwin Allen bettered that time with a 13.92 seconds clocking.Defending champion Daszay Freeman will have to dig deep to fend off the challenges of the young upstarts.Then if the excitement was not enough, young St Jago High sprinter, Brianna Lyston, smashed the class four 200 meters record with a mind-boggling 24 seconds flat run. The 12-year-old Lyston had only clocked a personal best of 24.50 seconds before her record breaking sprint.Kingston College and Edwin Allen have been touted as favorites for the boys and girls titles respectively.