After 18 months as the leader of Michelin North America Inc., Scott Clark has been promoted and is turning over the top job as chairman and president over to Alexis Garcin, a 17-year Michelin veteran.
Falken Tire Corp. has promoted Bob Klimm to director of sales, commercial division, for the North American market.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named David Phillips senior vice president and general counsel, effective June 4, 2019.
Marc Belanski, the president of ASA Automotive Systems Inc., has been promoted to portfolio manager of automotive for ASA's parent company, Fog Software Group. Dave Vogel will lead all business operations of ASA as general manager.
The latest step in Continental AG’s reorganization, which is set to be implemented in 2020, involves the top leadership of the company’s tire and automotive sectors.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has hired Stan Chandgie as vice president of consumer sales. He replaces Larry Kull, who was named vice president of sales and business operations.
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.