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.
Tire industry veteran Chris Tolbert has joined Kenda USA's North American Automotive Business team as director of business development. His assignment: help accelerate Kenda’s sales and brand awareness in the PCR and LTR segments.
Who is Dave Marks? He is the new CEO and president of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG). He replaced Michael Cox, who retired on Aug. 1, 2017.
Dave Marks has been hired as CEO and president of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG), effective today, Aug. 1. His appointment by the group's board of directors comes on the notice of retirement by Michael Cox, who has been overseeing the group since 2003.
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.
Rick Phillips is leaving Yokohama Tire Corp. after 18 years to join Triangle Tire USA as vice president of sales.