Industry veteran Lou Fontana will replace Patrick McLaughlin as new president of Sure Tire Co. The organizational change, made by John Casey, chairman of Sure Tire, follows McLaughlin’s announcement that he will retire from the position of president.
McLaughlin has been president of Sure Tire since 2002. He was named director in 2006, a position that he will continue to hold.
Fontana previously worked for Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. for 20 years. In addition to positions held with Hercules, Fontana spent time at Frigidaire Appliance Co. and Rockwell International Corp.