Robert Foord President Robert oversees every aspect of Kal Tire operations and is responsible for guiding the company forward. Born and raised in Vernon, B.C., Robert earned a business degree from Simon Fraser University in 1981. Robert started with Kal Tire in 1987 and has held several positions of increased responsibility since joining the company, the most recent being VP Sales and Senior VP Mining Tire Group.
Bob Wallis Senior VP, Mining Tire Group Bob is responsible for Kal Tire's Mining Tire Group. Our MTG has operations in Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa and Australia. Bob joined Kal Tire in 2001 after serving in senior financial and operating capacities in other companies. Bob has a Commerce Degree from University of Alberta and is a Chartered Accountant.
Ken Chaun Senior VP, Chief Financial Officer Ken joined Kal Tire in 2003 and worked in the stores and retread operations prior to taking the position of CFO. He is responsible for financial reporting, corporate finance, acquisitions, information services and ensuring the long term stability of the company. Ken graduated with degrees from McGill University and Simon Fraser University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Robert Kehler Senior VP, Stores Robert began as a store manager in Merritt, B.C. in 1979, and has guided various parts of Kal Tire's Western Canadian operations since. Robert was pivotal in Kal Tire's expansion into Alberta, as well as helping to develop the mechanical program company wide. He also took on the challenge to streamline the lower mainland operations in B.C.
John Mullin Senior VP, Purchasing and Marketing John joined Kal Tire in 2004 after serving as Chief Operating Officer of the DoAll Company and VP of Operations for Huttig Building Products. John's responsibilities include Purchasing, Marketing and Advertising. In addition, he manages the Warehouse Division and Kal Transport. John earned his business degree from the University of Calgary.
Mark Batchelor Senior VP, Sales Mark joined Kal Tire in 2003 as Director of Commercial Sales. Mark started his career in the tire business in 1993, spending 10 years with The Michelin Tire Group in various capacities throughout the United States, France and Canada. Mark is responsible for all aspects of Kal Tire's sales programs and the operations of the retread division. Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a MBA from Florida State University.