Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has named Nitin Mantri chief executive officer. He has been transitioning into the role since February 2017 when he joined the company as “CEO designate.”
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. has hired Jeff Bootz as vice president of sales. Bootz comes to Nitto Tire from its sister company, Toyo Tire U.S.A., and he begins his new role with Nitto on May 1, 2017.
Nokian Tyres plc has appointed one of its board members, Hille Korhonen, as the company's next CEO and president.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has hired a new chief financial officer. Bill Williams will report directly to CEO Stuart Schuette.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems has named Paolo Pompei the new business area president, effective April 1, 2017. He succeeds Maurizio Vischi, who is retiring.
David Colletti is bringing nearly 20 years of original equipment experience with Tier 1 tire companies to Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. Colletti will serve as vice president of OE.
The Automotive Distribution Network (Network) has named Steve Tucker vice president of sales and marketing.
Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC) has named Jeff Barna chief operating officer. He will be responsible for sales, marketing and product planning.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. has named Brian D’Ambrosia the company's next chief financial officer. His appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2017, and D'Ambrosia succeeds Catherine D’Amico, who will remain with Monro as director of special projects at least through August 2018.
Vipal Rubber Corp. has named Frederico Schmidt general manager of its European operations. He previously was a regional business manager in Vipal’s United States operations.
Nokian Tyres plc has named Andrei Pantioukhov interim president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2017. He will also continue to serve in his current role of general manager of Nokian’s Russian operations.
American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. has named Brandon Stotsenburg vice president of its North American automotive business, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He succeeds Bob Phoenix, who is retiring.
Nexen Tire America Inc. has named 28-year tire industry veteran John Hagan as executive vice president of sales. He is based out of the company’s Diamond Bar, Calif., office.