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Continental Announces Shaun Uys as Head of U.S. Market Replacement Truck Tire

11/07/2022
  • Renato Sarzano, head of Truck Tire the Americas, made the announcement

  • Shaun Uys has more than 22 years of experience in the tire sector

Shaun Uys, Head of U.S. Market Replacement Truck Tire

FORT MILL, S.C. – November 1, 2022. Continental recently announced a promotion for its Truck Tire business in the Americas region, which is comprised of medium/heavy commercial tires.


Mr. Renato Sarzano, head of Truck Tire the Americas, recently announced that Mr. Shaun Uys was promoted to head of U.S. Market Replacement Truck Tires including responsibility for Truck Tire U.S. Key Accounts Management (KAM) Fleets.


Mr. Uys has more than 22 years of experience in the tire sector, having joined Continental in 2000. He has held many positions in the tire sector internationally including South Africa, Germany, and the U.S., and most recently served as vice president of Truck Tires OE Americas and Strategic Key Fleet Accounts. He brings a wealth of expertise in the truck tire business, including several years in tire manufacturing.


“It’s a huge honor to be appointed head of the U.S. Truck Tire Replacement business,” said Mr. Uys. “I’m eager to focus our attention on providing value and opportunities to grow our fleet and dealers’ business. I look forward to meeting our valued customers and working closely with the team.”

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic, and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.


The Tires group sector has 24 production and development locations worldwide. Continental is one of the leading tire manufacturers with more than 57,000 employees and posted sales of €11.8 billion in 2021 in this group sector. Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tire production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial and special-purpose vehicles as well as two-wheelers. Through continuous investment in research and development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective, and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the tire business includes services for the tire trade and fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.