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Veritech Makes Management Changes

Veritech Mfg. & Wholesale Inc. has promoted Matt Bignell to general manager, and Alex Moore has joined the Veritech team as sales manager.

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Goodyear Earns $157 Million in 2Q 2018

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $157 million on net sales of $3.8 billion for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to income of $147 million on sales of $3.7 billion in the second quarter of fiscal 2017. The company’s income-to-sales ratio for 2Q 2018 was 4.1%.

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More on ATD's Reorganization in Huntersville, N.C.

When CEO and President Stuart Schuette recently explained to American Tire Distributors Inc. associates why the company was downsizing its Field Support Center, the letter was long on strategic intiatives and short on details.

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Michelin Supports ATD on the Record

On July 23, the same day it released its first-half 2018 financial results, Groupe Michelin held an earnings call. One analyst asked about Michelin’s relationship with American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD).

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ATD Reorganizes Its Field Support Center

American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has downsized its Field Support Center in Huntersville, N.C., “to more closely align our capabilities with our strategy to continue to grow and help our customers succeed,” said a company spokesperson.

Bob Majewski, left, and Arvind Poddar, are entering the TIA Hall of Fame.
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TIA Will Honor 4 Tire Industry Leaders in 2018

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will induct two members to the Hall of Fame, and present the Ed Wagner Leadership Award to a pair of honorees during the 2018 Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony.

Peter Gibbons likes hiking and reading, and also supports the Glasgow Celtic soccer club. He earned a physics degree from the University of Edinburgh and has a MBA from Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Meet 8 Members of the TireHub Leadership Team

TireHub LLC has revealed the names of six leaders from Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. who are working with industry newcomer Peter Gibbons at the newest U.S. tire distribution company. There’s also another former Starbucks leader on board.

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