Fountain Tire names new CEO

March 14, 2005

Brent Hesje has succeeded Brian Hesje as CEO of Edmonton, Alberta-based Fountain Tire.

Brian Hesje, who joined Fountain Tire in 1984, had served as the company's CEO since 1992. He will remain with Fountain as chairman of its board.

Fountain Tire also has announced other executive promotions. Leroy Hawtin has been elevated to senior vice president, Gary Paulson is now vice president of finance, and Jim Pangle has been appointed general manager of stores.