TWI Announces New Hires
March 4, 2014
Tire’s Warehouse Inc. announced that it has hired Ray Barney for the position of director of business development. The company said that this newly created position will focus on TWI’s expansions into new markets.
De Bok Steps Down from Goodyear
March 4, 2014
As of the start of this month, Arthur de Bok is no longer with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
De Bok stepped down as senior vic...
Tire Rack Founder Peter Veldman Dies
March 3, 2014
The Tire Rack founder passes away this morning.
RTA Endorses Insurance Broker
February 27, 2014
The Retread Tire Association has approved Greg Gabridge as an endorsed insurance broker for its members.
“I believe the value this relationship will bring to help protect our members' bottom line f...
SEMA Seeks Award Winner Nominations
February 25, 2014
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame online.
Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame is an award presented to outstanding people in the indust...
Continental Announces New Management to Commercial Tires
February 21, 2014
Continental Tire the Americas appointed new management to its Commercial Vehicle Tire group, which encompasses medium radial truck tires and commercial specialty tires. The company announced the new heads of commercial specialty, product devel...
BKT Expands U.S. OTR Team
February 20, 2014
Ag and OTR tire producer BKT Tires (USA) Inc. used the occasion of the 59th annual TIA OTR Conference to introduce a new management team for its North American OTR Tire program.
Joining BKT Tires are Ron ...
Toyo's Nakakura to Take on 'Emeritus' Status
February 18, 2014
Toyo Tire & Rubber announced that Kenji Nakakura, chairman of the company's board of directors, would relinquish his role on March 28, 2014.
The 64-year old will be named an executive emeritus of the...
ARI Promotes Vice President of Product Management
February 14, 2014
Bradley Smith has been promoted to vice president of product management for ARI Network Services.
In his new position, Smith will be responsible for all ARI products, including eCatalogs, websites and lead management, the company said...
Schaeffler Appoints New CEO
February 13, 2014
Schaeffler AG appointed industry veteran Klaus Deller as its CEO. The hire comes as the German-based company works to strengthen cooperation with car-component producer Continental Ag.
Deller currently se...
Hankook Names Canadian President
February 12, 2014
Hankook Tire Canada Corp. appointed Sean Yang its president as of Jan. 1 this year.
Yang replaced Ken Cho, who plans to return to the company's global headquarters in Seoul, Korea, after spending the past...
Tech International Hires Supply Chain Manager
February 11, 2014
Matt Reeping has joined Tech International as the company’s supply chain manager.
“Matt's experience and expertise will prove invaluable in our ability to better manage our supply chain from end to end, and exceed our cu...
Brake Parts Announces Departmental Merger
February 10, 2014
In an effort to improve effectiveness and efficiency, Brake Parts Inc. has announced Bruce Tartaglione as senior vice president of global marketing and sales. The role reflects BPI's organizational alignment to integrate the company’s s...
FDP Appoints Senior Product Manager to Team
February 7, 2014
FDP Brakes, a manufacturer and supplier of friction products, adds Terry Kloster to its management team. Kloster joins the company as its senior product manager, a newly created position.
TIA Seeks Comments on OSHA Proposal to Make Injury and Illness Data Available
February 6, 2014
The Tire Industry Association is seeking comments from all segments of the tire industry regarding a proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to "Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses" in part by m...
Schrader Introduces New Canada Regional Sales Manager
February 4, 2014
Schrader International announced the addition of a new regional sales manager position in Western Canada. Filling that role is Aaron Nelson.
An automotive industry veteran, Nelson brings nearly a decade of experience working with autom...
Tire Discounters Names Chief Marketing Officer, EVP
February 4, 2014
Tire Discounters has named Clarissa Niese its new chief marketing officer, executive vice president.
Tire Shop, Trucking Company Guilty For Death Of Worker
January 31, 2014
A Yukon judge has found a tire shop, a trucking company and a trucking company supervisor guilty for not protecting a worker killed on the job two years ago.
Two companies, North 60 Petro and Integra Tire...
Bridgestone Americas Announces Leadership Changes
January 31, 2014
Bridgestone Americas today announced leadership changes to its executive team and to its consumer tire business.
TSI/SSG Hires International Sales Representative
January 29, 2014
Tire Service Equipment/Saf-Tee Siping & Grooving appointed Heiko (Hike) Pollem as its new international sales representative on Jan. 2, replacing Arvid Vaaten, who recently retired.
Pollem was b...