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David Marks Takes Over at ITDG

Dave Marks has been hired as CEO and president of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG), effective today, Aug. 1. His appointment by the group's board of directors comes on the notice of retirement by Michael Cox, who has been overseeing the group since 2003.

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ITDG sets aggressive goals

The Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) celebrated its continued growth during its annual meeting this year in Los Cabos, Mexico. CEO and President Michael Cox told attendees that the group had purchases exceeding $210 million in 2016 and was on track to top that total in 2017. He also spelled out the following goals:

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Why Point S and ITDG parted ways

With the news last week that the Tire Factory Inc. and Unimax Tire Ltd. will join the Point S network comes this question: "What happened to the Point S Development and Independent Tire Dealer Group (ITDG) agreement signed in 2011?"

Billy Eordekian, left, is pictured with TIA President Freda Pratt-Boyer at the Tire Industry Honors awards ceremony last month.
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1-800EveryRim invites Pratt-Boyer to lunch

The third annual 1-800EveryRim.com–OEM Wheels New Year Luncheon will be held Jan. 15, 2015, in Pico Rivera, Calif. (the greater Los Angeles area). Yokohama Tire Corp. will be the co-sponsor of the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) event.

ITDG CEO and President Mike Cox, left, recently played host to members John and Karen Marshall in Cancun. John Marshall is president of Dayton, Ohio-based Grismer Tire Co.
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ITDG celebrates 20 years of growth

There were smiles all around as the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) celebrated its 20th anniversary in Cancun, Mexico, last weekend.

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ITDG wraps up Cox for 5 more years

The board of directors for the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) tendered the contract. CEO and President Mike Cox accepted its terms.

"Ken is a true dealer's president," said Billy Eordekian (center) about TIA President Ken Brown (left, also pictured with Clayton Drescher, SEMA's senior manager of councils).
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Brown speaks at 1-800EveryRim event

Tire Industry Association (TIA) President Ken Brown opened the new year in Pico Rivera, Calif., where he was the keynote speaker at the second annual 1-800EveryRim.com–OEM Wheels "Happy New Year Luncheon."

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