Management

STARCO is a Danish company with subsidiaries all over Europe. We are a part of Kenda, which is one of the world’s leading tyre and tube manufacturers.

Management

STARCO is a Danish company with subsidiaries all over Europe. We are a part of Kenda, which is one of the world’s leading tyre and tube manufacturers.

Management

STARCO is a Danish company with subsidiaries all over Europe. We are a part of Kenda, which is one of the world’s leading tyre and tube manufacturers.

About Kenda

Since Kenda was founded in 1962, it has operated under the core values of Honesty, Innovation, Quality and Customer Service. Over the years, Kenda has continued to develop and expanded its product offering to meet changing market demands. Today, Kenda is one of the world’s leading tyre and tube manufacturers for automotive, motorcycle, bicycle, ATV/UTV, wheel chair, golf car, lawn care equipment, trailer, skid loader, and agricultural vehicles.

With factories all over the world, Kenda can provide quality products to suit a wide variety of applications. The entire Kenda Group employs more than 10,000 employees globally.

STARCO joined the Kenda Group in October 2017 with the aim of strengthening and growing both companies. STARCO reports to Kenda USA. Read the announcement here.

Executive management

Richard Todd
Chief Executive Officer

 

Since January 2015, Richard Todd has been the Chief Executive Officer with executive responsibility for the STARCO Group. He joined STARCO in 2009, coming from a position as Plant Manager within the industry.

Karsten E. Petersen
Chief Financial Officer

 

Chief Financial Officer Karsten E. Petersen joined STARCO in 2009, coming from previous positions as Group CFO and Business Development Manager.

Thomas Ballegaard
Chief Commercial Officer

 

Joining STARCO in 2015, Thomas Ballegaard holds the position as Chief Commercial Officer with the responsibility of Sales, Marketing, Communication and Research & Development.

Senior management

Trine Lysdal Nør
HR Director

Trine Lysdal Nør joined STARCO in 1997. She has held positions as Group Strategic Purchaser and Research & Development Director.

Peter Hanghøj
Supply Chain Director

Started in STARCO in April 2016, Peter Hanghøj holds the position as Supply Chain Director with responsibility of end-to-end supply chain from supplier call-off to customer delivery, including Logistics, Operations and Customer Service.

Brian Lorentzen
Marketing Director

Started in STARCO in 2001. He has held positions as Sales Manager of Scandinavia and as Group Business Development Manager.

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Manufacturing

Learn more about our capabilities in wheel and tyre manufacturing and our factories.

Development

Learn more about our capabilities within development.

Supply chain

Learn more about our services, distribution setup and supply chain solutions.