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Pirelli names Gravalos CEO in Mexico

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Pirelli names Gravalos CEO in Mexico

Pirelli Tire North America Inc. has appointed Tom Gravalos CEO of Pirelli Neumáticos de México, S.A. de C.V.

In his new position, Gravalos, formerly vice president of original equipment and marketing for Pirelli Tire North America (PTNA), is responsible for the following:

* operations of Pirelli’s newest plant in Silao, Mexico;

* commercial activities in the country.

He continues to report directly to PTNA Chairman and CEO Paolo Ferrari.

"With over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, Tom boasts an impressive track record that will help in the development and growth of Pirelli in Mexico,” says Ferrari. “His role will be to consolidate Pirelli’s business strategy and strengthen the network of distributors, while maintaining original equipment relationships and business in the NAFTA region.”

Gravalos began his career in 1975 working for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio. He joined Pirelli in 2007.

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