Dunlop Names Jeff Lininger as National Sales Manager

April 17, 2019

Greenville, S.C. (April 17, 2019) — Dunlop announced Jeff Lininger has been named National Sales Manager as part of the company’s Sales Management Team. The new role, based in Dunlop’s headquarters of Greenville, S.C., has him overseeing the Pro & Specialty Sales. that includes management of Dunlop’s Territory Managers. He will be reporting directly to Kai Nitsche, V.P. and General Manager of Dunlop Sports Americas. Lininger had been a Territory Manager for the Southeast with Dunlop.

Lininger has over 30 years of industry experience. “Adding Jeff to our Sales Management team to work alongside Phil Mintz gives us the right sales structure to support our growth and investment plans,” said Nitsche. “With their collective experience and our new award winning product lines, we see this as another positive step forward and continued momentum for the Dunlop brand here in the U.S.”

“At a time when other brands are pulling back their commitment, Dunlop is stepping up its investments in product development and marketing,” said Lininger. “I’ve seen it since I arrived a year ago, and it’s continuing at an even greater pace now. That’s reassuring, and I’m prepared to match that commitment.”