On Aug. 7, 2018, the Pirelli & Cie SpA board of directors, upon the proposal of the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Marco Tronchetti Provera, proceeded with the election of Ning Gaoning as the new chairman of Pirelli.
Parts professionals will have an opportunity to earn up to $450 in KYB Americas Corp.’s Mount Up promotion that runs May 1 through the end of June 2018.
Humberto Gomez had huge shoes to fill when he replaced Gary Nash as president of Yokohama Tire Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. on Jan. 1. Those shoes will officially leave the building on March 31, 2018, when Nash retires after 19 years with Yokohama Tire Corp. — and 52 years in the tire industry.
Gary Stevens has been named president of material handling tires in the United States for Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI).
Mitsuteru Tanigawa is the new CEO of Falken Tyre Europe GmbH. The 61-year-old Tanigawa replaced Masatsugu Nishino, who has moved to Turkey as president of Sumitomo Rubber AKO Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Stant USA Corp.’s new cabinet program allows customers to fill their new cabinets with free Stant cap and thermostat products.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has promoted Andrew Briggs to a newly created position, vice president of marketing and product management. He replaces Fred Koplin, senior director of marketing and motorsports, who has retired after 12 years with the company.
Wegmann automotive USA Inc. has promoted Gregory Parker to national account sales and marketing director for North America.
President Roy Bromfield has added CEO of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. to his business card. He replaces Tomoshige "Tomo" Mizutani, who will remain chairman of the company. Mizutani is also chairman and CEO of Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) will award a 2017 Honda ATV to the grand prize winner of its “Why I Trust Standard” Giveaway. The contest runs through Sept. 30, 2017.
Key changes to its European sales organization will help Apollo Vredestein B.V. accelerate its strategic growth plans. So says Matthias Urban, the company's head of European sales.
Tenneco Inc. is offering counter professionals up to $500 in rewards for sales of qualifying Monroe brand brake pads. The Monroe Brakes “1-2 Punch" promotion runs through Aug. 31, 2017.
Tenneco Inc.’s Walker emissions control brand’s summer incentive for counter professionals will award a $5 Visa prepaid card for each sale of qualifying Walker products sold through the Walker “Go with the Flow! Benefits” promotion.