Chris Clinton joins Duro Tire for product development

By Stephen Frothingham

COVINGTON, Ga. (BRAIN) — Duro Tire, a division of Hwa Fong Rubber Industrial Co., has hired Chris Clinton to the newly created role of product marketing manager. Clinton most recently was Challenge Tire’s sales and marketing manager. He also is a former brand manager for Bontrager at Trek and was in global technical services at Mavic.

“I look forward to a transition from a single brand focus to offering support across multiple channels while expanding Hwa Fong’s presence across the cycling world with its Duro and ēvolve line of e-bike tires,” Clinton said.

Clinton will be responsible for extending Duro’s presence in cyclin,g offering direction for not only branded product but also supporting Duro’s large contract and private label businesses. Duro will be rolling out many new 2017 tires at Eurobike this year.

“Chris brings a history of proven results in both marketing and product development that will make him a valuable member of our team,” said Luke Musselman, Hwa Fong’s director of business development.

“Hwa Fong’s position as key supplier to some of the world’s leading tire and tube brands will only be enhanced through his work. Chris will also play an instrumental role as we continue to develop Duro’s standard offerings, …read more

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