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Wheels Change in Korbach: New Head for Motorcycle Tires Team

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  • Martin Burdorf takes over team management from Spyridon “Spyro” Spyridonu
  • Highly effective Continental motorcycle team reinvigorated for the long term
  • 27 years with the corporation provides for good continuity

Hanover/Korbach, February 7, 2019.

Since February 1, 2019, Martin Burdorf Is now head of Sales and Marketing for Motorcycle Tires at Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH in Korbach, Hessen in Germany. He has replaced Spyridon “Spyro” Spyridonu, who, after four years of breathing gasoline-filled air, has become Sales and Marketing head of bicycles, pedelecs and e-bikes.

With 27 years in the corporation, University of Hanover graduate Burdorf represents a successful mixture of high flexibility and straightforward consistency. He has worked in various sales and marketing roles for truck and industrial tires in Germany, America and Asia. Most recently, as director of Fleet Business and Digital Solutions in the EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) region, the 48-year-old was responsible for business with tires, services and solutions for transport companies.

The switch to the Continental motorcycle team in Korbach has allowed Burdorf to  match his passion to his job. His current “motorcycle drug,” is the sport touring Triumph Sprint ST. Martin Burdorf is also the family man and amateur photography enthusiast. The Waldecker Land region fits perfectly into the future plans of the ambitious team player.