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Tyre Industry Legend Rob Henderson Passes Away

The international tyre industry has lost another of its long serving personalities as Rob Henderson dies suddenly at the age of 73.

Rob retired just under two years ago after a successful and illustrious 50-year career working in management roles for a number of leading tyre companies around the world. He started at ATS in the North West of the UK before moving on to Tyre Factors followed by management positions with WS Tyremasters and Stapletons Tyre Services.

Rob’s growing experience within the industry then landed him the position of UK & European General Manager at Dubai based Al Dobowi Group promoting their Westlake and Infinity brands. In due course he moved on to Stamford Tyres in Singapore, as International brand Manager for their Firenza brand.

Rob spent the last seven years of his career with Chinese based Enjoy Tyre managing the company’s Rotalla and Routeway brands in the UK and Europe.

Over the five decades Rob was involved in the industry he built up a great deal of successful and enjoyable working relationships such was his easy going and sociable manner. Rob leaves behind his devoted wife Kathy, four daughters and five grandchildren.