names Ron Wells v.p. of business development

May 1, 2001

Ron Wells has been named vice president of business development for LLC, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based global electronic purchasing and procurement marketplace.

He will be responsible for managing global business development efforts including customer interface, product management and brand marketing.

Wells spent 22 years with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., where he worked in purchasing and marketing management.'s members now include Continental AG, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Groupe Michelin, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., Pirelli SpA, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Toyo Tire and Rubber Co. Ltd., and The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.