Baer Promotes Cheek to Engineering Director (Akron/Tire Review) Baer Brake Systems has promoted Nicholas Cheek to director of engineering. Advertisement ByTire Review Staff on January 2, 2006 He will oversee the company’s entire engineering program, including day-to-day activities and the development and testing of new products. Advertisement Advertisement In this article: Click to comment News: Sumitomo Recalls Nearly 6,000 Falken Pro G5 CSV Tires News: Hankook Tire Commits to Targets for Reducing Emissions Top Shop: Don Foshay’s Sees Obstacles as Opportunities for Growth Garage Studio: How to Help Your Customer After Catalytic Converter Theft Advertisement WEBINARS Watch a webinar for free on-demand! PODCASTS Listen to the latest episode on "What's Treading". SUBSCRIBE Get the latest news in Tire Review World Tire Report.