Kumho Tire Co. Inc. has promoted Jeon Dae-jin to the office of CEO. The 35-year Kumho veteran has most recently served as senior executive vice president, as well as acting CEO.
James Burke is the new chief operating officer at Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP). He is currently SMP’s executive vice president finance and chief financial officer.
Groupe Michelin's CEO Jean-Dominque Senard is the new chairman of Renault Group. Renault’s board of directors tapped Senard for the role following the resignation of Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has hired Tom Lehner as vice president of government relations. He will lead government relations efforts in the U.S., Latin America and Canada.
Jon Bellissimo and Laura Duda will take on new senior leadership roles at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Jan. 1, 2019.
Samuel Choi will take over Kumho Tire USA Inc. as its next CEO. He succeeds Harry Choi, who is stepping down after six years leading the tire maker's U.S. operations.
On New Year's Day leadership of Chabill's Tire Service LLC will transition to the second generation. Elizabeth "Beth" Gowland Barron will take over as CEO, and her father, Charley Gowland, will retire.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Christopher Eperjesy as its next senior vice president and chief financial officer. He will replace Ginger Jones, who previously announced her retirement.
Troy Kline has added another region of the world to his responsibilities at Maxam Tire International Ltd. Kline will continue as president of Maxam in North America, but also will oversee the company's European operations.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added to its senior team. Rebecca Vest joins the company as senior vice president of procurement and strategic sourcing partnerships and Andrea Arrowsmith will serve as vice president of transformation initiatives and the enterprise project management office.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named Darren Wells executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Vehicle Service Group (VSG) has named Kirk Dawson vice president and general manager – the Americas.
Larry Jeffries has been named chief executive officer of Tredroc Tire Services Inc. The former Bridgestone executive’s appointment is effective Oct. 1, 2018.