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Goodyear's Steve McClellan to Lead USTMA Board

Posted on October 9, 2018

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s Steve McClellan will serve a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors for the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).

Steve McClellan has taken over as chair of the USTMA board of directors. He'll serve a two-year term.
Steve McClellan has taken over as chair of the USTMA board of directors. He'll serve a two-year term.
McClellan, president of the Americas at Goodyear, began his term Oct. 3. He succeeds Jim Hawk, chairman of Toyo Holdings of America, Inc., who served as USTMA’s Board Chair since 2016.

“Steve’s election as board chair is a testament to his strong leadership and distinguished record of accomplishments with one of the world’s largest tire companies,” says Anne Forristall Luke, CEO and president of USTMA. “Steve’s vision will be a tremendous asset to USTMA as we execute a new strategic plan to further our industry’s mission of advancing safe sustainable mobility and drive continued growth in the U.S.”

Luke also praised Hawk for his period of leadership.

“We are also deeply grateful to Jim Hawk ... who oversaw the major rebranding of our historic organization as the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association, and has championed our industry’s business objectives and helped us navigate important policy issues in an often challenging environment.”

McClellan says he's excited to lead the board and represent "a $148 billion industry that helps power the U.S. economy. I look forward to working with USTMA and its board to ensure we have a strong voice on policy issues affecting our member companies and our nearly 100,000 employees."

For more information about USTMA, visit www.ustires.org.

Related Topics: Anne Forristall Luke, board of directors, Goodyear, Jim Hawk, Steve McClellan, Toyo Tires

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