OK Tire Stores Names Jim Bethune its New CEO

Feb. 18, 2022

OK Tire Stores Inc., one of Canada's largest tire store networks with more than 325 locations, has named Jim Bethune its new president and CEO.

Bethune most recently served as chief operating officer at Neelands Group Ltd. and has held executive positions at North American Tillage Tools Co. and CARSTAR Automotive Canada.

“I am very excited to join the team and look forward to help build on its success, execute its growth plan and further strengthen OK Tire’s customer first approach,” he says. “I am confident in the road ahead and am honored to lead this extraordinary company as we embark on the next stage of its development and growth.”

“We are thrilled Jim has accepted the position of president and CEO at OK Tire,” says Shayne Casey, chairman of OK Tire's board.

“As we continue to build on our exciting plans ahead, we are confident that his keen understanding of franchise operations, combined with his entrepreneurial spirit, will be a force in driving OK Tire forward.”