TireWare expands management team with Buettner hiring

Sept. 6, 2006

TireWare Inc. has hired Walter Buettner as vice president of sales. Buettner brings more than 30 years of industry expertise to this newly created position.

"This is a unique opportunity to participate in one of the fastest growing sectors within the tire industry," he says. "Dealers of all sizes are constantly looking for solutions that will deliver tangible and long-term values to their business."

Buettner will be responsible for the following:

* managing all sales and support activities for current and future TireWare clients.

* developing strategic plans for expanding TireWare's sales activities.

* building and overseeing a growing sales force.

Prior to joining TireWare, Buettner spent five years at Treadways Corp., where he was eastern regional sales manager responsible for the sales and account maintenance for the Eldorado tire brand and other supplemental brands, including Sumitomo. He also has held sales leadership positions at Continental Tire North America Inc.

For more information on TireWare, visit www.tireware.com.