Mike Manges has rejoined Modern Tire Dealer (MTD) as the publication’s executive editor.
A familiar tire industry name is joining the Tire Industry Association (TIA). Dave Zielasko has joined the association as vice president of marketing and communications.
Andreoli & Associates Inc. has hired Steve Brouillard as general manager and vice president of business development.
John Thomas, who has more than 35 years of experience in the tire industry, has joined ZAFCO International as West Zone vice president of sales.
China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) has made three organizational changes to streamline operations and improve CMA’s overall customer experience.
IMI (International Marketing Inc.) has hired John Bruce as Southeast territory manager. Bruce has 30 years of experience in the trucking industry, with 18 years spent focusing on commercial truck tires.
Chris Tolbert refers to Armstrong as "a quintessential American brand." The same can be said about Tolbert.
Nokian Tyres plc has hired two people outside the industry to join its leadership team in North America.
Sean Moore has been appointed director of government affairs for the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).
Ivy Chin has joined American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) as chief digital and technology officer. She will be responsible for driving ATD’s continued digitization and evolving technology operations in the newly created role.
Longtime tire industry veteran Bruce Ware is back. The formerly retired marketing and merchandising specialist has joined Tire Consultants Group LLC (TCG).
Stefano Mezzabotta is the new chief information officer for Bridgestone Americas Inc. He replaces Rob Olds, who had concurrently served as acting CIO and executive director of IT business strategy since October 2016.
James Froisland will replace Christopher Bohnert as chief accounting officer at Titan International Inc. effective Sept. 13, 2017.