Former CMA Executive Joins TBC as Vice President of Commercial Truck Tire Sales

Jan. 5, 2016

TBC Corp. has a new vice president of commercial truck tire sales. Aaron Murphy, a former China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) executive, will be responsible for truck tire sales in the wholesale, retail, original equipment and national account channels for the company’s TBC Brands subsidiary.

Murphy will report to Marty Krcelic, executive vice president of TBC Brands.

“As TBC’s operations continue to grow, we are excited to welcome Aaron into this newly developed role,” says Krcelic. “Aaron’s leadership skills and experience will be a great asset to the TBC Brands team as we continue to identify opportunities to best serve our customers.”

Murphy has 20 years of experience in the tire industry. In his most recent position at CMA, Murphy served as vice president responsible for North American sales, marketing and operations. Prior to CMA, he served as the vice president of commercial products for Del-Nat Tire Corp. and a territory manager for Bridgestone Corp.

Headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., TBC is one of the nation's largest marketers of automotive replacement tires and is No. 2 on the Modern Tire Dealer 100 list of the nation’s largest independent dealers.

TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico through TBC Brands, Carroll Tire Company, TBC International, and TBC de Mexico. TBC has more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands Tire Kingdom Service Centers, Merchant's Tire & Auto Centers, NTB, Big O Tires, Midas, and SpeeDee Oil Change and Auto Service.

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