Continental Tyre Group Ltd announces its new passengersales director. Phil Scanlan takes over from Angus Smith who left the company after 10 years in the position. 

    Phil Scanlan, new passenger sales director for Continental

    Phil has been with Continental for over 25 years in varied positions such as regional sales manager, national accounts sales manager, car fleet sales manager, and European key account manager.

    Based at the German tyre manufacturer’s UK head office in West Drayton, Phil will have overall responsibility for profitable sales and account management of independent, regional, national and wholesale accounts in the UK and ROI. 

    Phil said; ‘I am delighted to take Continental into the New Year as passenger sales director. Moving forward, I aim to continue the successes of my predecessor for Continental and its brands within the UK and Irish Markets.’ 

    Angus Smith left the position to become commercial director with Micheldever Tyre Services where he starts with immediate effect. 

    On the appointment, managing director at Continental Tyre Group Ltd, David Smith said; ‘I look forward to working closely with Phil through 2012 and wish him every success in his new role as passenger sales director.’

    Phil is married and lives near Brentwood, Essex. In his spare time, he is thecurrent Olympic Shooting team leader for the London 2012 Olympic Games, himself a previous Commonwealth Games medallist and British Champion Rifle Shooter.