John Kline, president of Old Dominion Tire Services Inc. in Midlothian, Va., is the new president of the Virginia Automotive Association (VAA). He replaces Scott Brown, owner of Cardinal Plaza Shell in Springfield, Va.
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) is looking for industry leaders who want to serve on the board of directors.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has named former Ford Motor Co. CEO Mark Fields to its board of directors.
Francesco Gori, former Pirelli Tyre SpA CEO and managing director, and Padma Bhushan Shri Vinod Rai, former comptroller and auditor general of India, have been appointed to the Apollo Tyres Ltd.'s board of directors.
Rema Tip Top AG has appointed Thorsten Wach to serve as chairman and Udo Zimmer to be financial director of its board of directors. The appointments expand the board from two to four reporting lines and are effective March 2016.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) was in the black financially in 2014. No surprises are expected for the association's finances in 2015.
Gary Michel has been named to the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. His appointment is effective immediately.
Pirelli & Cie SpA’s board of directors has named Ren Jianxin to be chairman. He succeeds Marco Tronchetti Provera, who has resigned from the chairman position. Provera will continue as chief executive officer and executive vice chairman of the Pirelli board.
The board of directors for Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack says it will consider a possible sale, merger or other business transaction while conducting a review of "strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value."
Laurette Koellner, retired president of Boeing International Corp., has been elected to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s board of directors.
The board of directors of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has appointed Akira Nobuki as chairman, effective Nov. 1.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. announced changes in its senior management team at the June 25, 2014, board of directors meeting. The changes will be effective as of July 1, 2014.
At Groupe Michelin's annual shareholders meeting, shareholders adopted all of the resolutions submitted for their approval.