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Goodyear names Nicole Gray SVP and chief HR officer

The company also announced Gary VanderLind, senior VP and chief human resources officer, will retire July 1.

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Michelin North America names Matthew Cabe as new president, CEO

He succeeds Alexis Garcin, whose next position within Michelin will be announced later.

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Babcox Media appoints Tom Pecka as director of strategic partnerships

Pecka’s focus will be on fostering integrated strategies that connect Babcox Media’s clients and internal teams.

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Repairify appoints vice president of general automotive repair markets

Ben Johnson will lead the business development and product management teams for asTech Mechanical.

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Hankook Tire appoints four new sales roles

These appointments included Gabriel Leventis, Steve Johnson, John Lesnak and Ken Everhart in various roles.

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GRI appoints new director of North America

Ydo Doornbos has spent 29 years in the tire industry, and will now lead GRI’s efforts to expand the company in the North American market.

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Ascot Supply Corp. promotes Mark Paquette to vice president

Paquette will work under the direction of current President David Kessler and officially begin his new role on June 3.

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TBC Corp. names COO for TBC Brands, TBC International

Bill Schafer brings 30 years of experience from Michelin, where he held various leadership roles during his tenure.

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SRNA promotes Wayne Horne to strategic account manager

Horne has been a part of SRNA for nearly eight years and held various roles throughout his tenure, starting in customer service.

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SRNA introduces new field engineer manager

Chariarse has extensive experience in his field, working as a commercial truck field engineer in the tire industry for the past 21 years.

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Bartec TPMS adds Joe Miller to its field service team

Miller previously spent four years with Snap-on as an equipment specialist, and most recently with GPC/NAPA at the St. Louis company-owned auto parts stores.

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TBC promotes Don Byrd to president and CEO

Byrd joined TBC in April 2018 as executive vice president of TBC and president & COO of National Tire Wholesale (NTW).

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