Hoosier Racing Names New President

Joerg Burfien succeeds John DeSalle as the President of the Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation.  

Continental Tire has named Joerg Burfien as the new president of Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation, effective January 1, 2020. Hoosier supplies tires for racing applications around the world.

Burfien succeeds John DeSalle, who is retiring.

“Not only does Joerg bring the technical expertise and leadership qualities required to lead Hoosier into their next chapter, but he also has a good understanding of the tire market from the variety of positions he’s held over the years,” said Dr. Jochen Etzel, CEO of Continental Tire the Americas, LLC and Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation. “Whether working in product development, R&D, or as a key account manager directly with our customers, Joerg’s industry knowledge, and passion for technology and racing presents the perfect combination to lead a technical-driven organization such as Hoosier.”

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