Tire’s Warehouse Inc. (TWI) has hired Ray Barney as director, business development. He will primarily focus on TWI’s expansions into new markets, the company says.
Barney began his career with Michelin North America as a regional manager in California. Most recently he managed the western half of the United States for Zafco.
“Ray is the latest addition to our management team and a strategic step in our growth plans,” says Dan King, president of TWI. “His extensive leadership experience in opening new branches will be instrumental in the success of our long term plans.”
TWI was founded in 1969 and has a fleet of over 60 trucks providing twice-daily service. The company offers Bridgestone, Firestone, Continental, General, Falken, GITI, Hankook, Kumho, Nexen, Sumitomo, and Yokohama brand tires as well as TWI house brands Accelera, Delinte, Doral, Gladiator, Landsail and Rotalla.
For more information, see www.tireswarehouse.net.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.