Area Sales Manager
Mr. Mikhail Zenochkin is the Area Sales Manager of Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) of Continental Tire Division in Moscow. His role is local sales development of the CST product line (Earthmover, Industrial and Special tires), including sales; market & distribution development; technical support; pricing and commercial conditions and other activities in Russia and CIS.
Mr. Zenochkin received his university degree in Moscow State Steel and Alloys Institute in 1996. In 1997-2002 he was engaged in research work in Europe and USA. Since 2004 he developed his professional competences in Earthmover & Industrial tires. He joined Continental Tires RUS in 2017. Mr. Zenochkin has an extensive experience on OTR-tire expertise with major Russian mining companies, as well as experience exchanges with mining companies from USA, Canada, South Africa, U.K., Ireland, Germany, Spain and Sweden. He is author of 10 scientific articles on material engineering and 6 articles on OTR-tire operation, published in “Mining Journal”, “Gold-Mining Industry”, “Mining Information & Analytical Bulletin” and “Non-Metallic Materials”.
Efficient tire management as an important factor of transport costs optimisation in the mining industry.
Main principles of earthmover (OTR) tire management and follow-up are examined. Analysis and evaluation of factors influencing on deterioration of OTR-tires and respective recommendations about increase of their resource (results) are presented. Continental AG contribution to the development of innovative and cost-effective tires for the mining industry is highlighted.