BKT Tires Adds Three Regional Sales Managers in North America | Construction News

BKT USA, a company specializing in off-road tires for equipment ranging from skid-steer loaders to mobile cranes, has expanded its sales force by adding three regional sales managers to better serve customers nationwide.

Blaine Koller is the new regional sales manager handling BKT’s Northwest territory. Koller is based in BKT’s Fairlawn (Akron), Ohio, office and lives in Bellingham, Wash. He brings more than 11 years of tire industry experience from the PLT, commercial, forestry, agriculture, and mining sectors. He was most recently sales manager for the western coast of British Columbia. He holds a bachelor’s degree from UNBC.

Gary Pompa and Peter Row have both been added as OTR regional sales managers based in BKT’s office in Brentwood (Nashville), Tenn.

Pompa brings more than 25 years of experience in the tire industry, including having managed GCR Tires, Pomp's Tire, and working in sales for Wingfoot Tire and Northern Tire. He holds a business degree from Northern Michigan University and lives in Cherry Valley, Ill.

Row brings more than 17 years of experience. He has worked in positions such as head of port and container tire sales, territory management, and OTR specialist and market development. Row studied at Penn State University and North Eastern University. He currently lives in Wyncote, Pa.