John Van Heel is leaving Monro Muffler Brake Inc. after 15 years with the company, the last five as its CEO. He will be replaced by Brett Ponton, whose career includes time at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., where he rose through the ranks and eventually served as vice president of marketing for the North American tire division and managed more than 800 retail locations.
Nokian Tyres plc has appointed one of its board members, Hille Korhonen, as the company's next CEO and president.
The board of directors of Titan International Inc. has promoted its president, Paul Reitz, to CEO and president effective Jan. 1, 2017.
Dayco Products LLC has named Nick Orlando as its CEO. He replaces John Bohenick who has served in that position for two years.
Walter Lybeck, the chief financial officer of Tire Factory Inc. who has served as the cooperative's interim CEO since August 2015, has been named the permanent CEO.
The CEO of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is stepping down.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) will replace retiring CEO William "Bill" Berry with Stuart Schuette, a veteran of one of the largest food service distributors in America.
The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack has a new CEO. Scott Sider, who most recently served as group president of Hertz Corp.'s Rent a Car Americas division, has been appointed CEO and a member of the Pep Boys board of directors.