Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
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Goodyear Announces Leadership Change in HR

May 29, 2024
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced the planned retirement of Gary VanderLind, the senior vice president and chief human resources officer, and the appointment of Nicole Gray...
MTD
Wholesale/Distribution

Jon Zurcher Joins K&M Tire as Executive VP

April 18, 2024
K&M Tire Inc. has named Jon Zurcher its new executive vice president. Zurcher most recently served as chief operating officer of Best-One Tire.
TBC Corp.
Wholesale/Distribution

TBC Names Bill Schafer as Chief Operating Officer

April 1, 2024
TBC Corp. has named Bill Schafer chief operating officer for TBC Brands and TBC International.

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Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.
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SRNA Names Corporate Events Manager

Feb. 13, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. has promoted Joyce Ho to corporate events and merchandising manager.

Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.
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SRNA Promotes Howard to Motorsports Manager

Feb. 7, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. (SRNA) has promoted Bakari Howard to manager of motorsports.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
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Goodyear Names Shank Senior Director of Investor Relations

Feb. 1, 2024
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named Greg Shank as senior director of investor relations.

Yokohama Tire Corp.
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Yokohama Promotes Chandgie to COO

Feb. 1, 2024
Yokohama Tire Corp. has promoted Stan Chandgie from executive vice president of sales and support to chief operating officer, effective April 1, 2024.

Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.
Commercial Business

SRNA Names Williams as Sales Manager for Commercial Truck

Jan. 30, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. has named Sam Williams as national sales manager, west, for commercial truck tires.

Michael Touey, Halibut Blue LLC
Retail

John McCarthy Jr. Wins Hometown Award

Jan. 30, 2024
John McCarthy Jr., president of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., based-McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc., has been named Man of the Year by The Greater-Wilkes Barre Friendly Sons of St. Patrick...

SRNA
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SRNA Makes Deborah Augsburger Strategic Account Manager

Jan. 29, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. (SRNA) has named Deborah Augsburger as the strategic account manager for passenger car and light truck tires.

SRNA
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SRNA Promotes Stewart to Director of Commercial Truck Tires

Jan. 26, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. (SRNA) has promoted Cliff Stewart to director of commercial truck tires.

Hankook Tire North America
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Hankook Promotes Cho, Jensen

Jan. 25, 2024
Hankook Tire America Corp. has promoted Kyuwang (Ken) Cho to vice president of U.S. PC/LT sales.

Hunter Engineering Co.
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Former Hunter VP Dave Smith Dies

Jan. 24, 2024
Dave Smith, former senior vice president of Hunter Engineering Co., has died. He was 75 years old.

Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.
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SRNA Promotes Bradford to Brand Field Specialist Manager

Jan. 24, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. has announced the promotion of Jonathon Bradford to brand field specialist manager.

Pueblo Tires & Service
Retail

Pueblo Tires & Service Co-Founder Has Passed Away

Nov. 16, 2023
Mary Joyce Carter Ivey, who founded McAllen, Texas-based Pueblo Tires & Service with her husband, Charles Ivey, has died.

MTPL
“Dhaval’s leadership qualities and associations within the tire industry will have a positive impact on the growth of the Ascenso brand,” says Marty Bezbatchenko, president of Ascenso Tires.
People

Dhaval Nanavati Named Deputy CEO of MTPL

Aug. 1, 2023
Ascenso Tires North America (ATNA) has added Dhaval Nanavati as its deputy CEO of parent company Mahansaria Tyres Private Ltd.

Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc.
Tatsuo Mitsuhata has been appointed chairman and CEO of Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc.
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Mitsuhata Named Chairman & CEO of Toyo Americas

July 21, 2023
Tatsuo Mitsuhata has been appointed chairman and CEO of Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. (TTHA), and Nobuo Yoshida has been appointed president and chief operating officer....

Tire Industry Association
Ferner will take over Aug. 1 for Ron Lautzenheiser, a Big O Tires and Grease Monkey franchisee and former TIA Board member, who has led the council since its founding in June 2022.
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TIA Names Mark Ferner as EVAC Chair

July 20, 2023
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has named Mark Ferner, senior manager, of technical operations for Bridgestone Retail Operations, chair of TIA’s Electric Vehicle Advisory ...

TIA
TJ Trum (pictured) will replace TIA Treasurer Mike Wolfe of Southeastern Wholesale Tire, who is stepping down this fall after 14 years on the association's board, including seven years as TIA's treasurer.
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Devens, Trum Join TIA's Executive Committee

July 10, 2023
The Tire Industry Association elected two current board members to its executive committee during its recent mid-year board meeting.