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New Leadership at Centric Parts

Centric Parts has promoted Greg Woo to president of Centric Parts, Qualis Automotive, and StopTech. In his new position, Woo will be responsible for all operations and will be the executive team leader for product management, purchasing, and operations for Centric Parts, as well as its Qualis Automotive and StopTech divisions

Toyo Promotes Roy Bromfield to US President & CEO

Roy Bromfield has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. With his role, he will be responsible for all product categories of Toyo branded business in the U.S. replacement market.

ITDG Appoints New President and CEO

The Independent Tire Dealers Group (ITDG) has announced that Dave Marks has joined the company as president and chief executive officer. According to the company, Marks has over 35 years of experience in leading sales teams to deliver exceptional results in the automotive industry.

K&M Promotes Langhals to CEO, Gossard to President

K&M Tire Inc. has promoted Ken Langhals, company founder and current company president, to CEO. Replacing him as president effective Jan. 1, 2018 is Cheryl Gossard, current company vice president.

Ponton Named CEO, President of Monro Muffler Brake

Monro Muffler Brake announced today that it has elected Brett Ponton as its next president and chief executive officer.

Bridgestone Names Joe Venezia President of Retail Operations

Bridgestone Americas has announced that Joe Venezia has been named president of Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO).

JohnDow President Retiring

Drew Dawson to succeed Joseph “Joe” Dease as president of JohnDow Industries.

Richardson Named Tirecraft Canada Head

Todd Richardson, senior director of sales and marketing for Tirecraft Ontario, has been named the new president of Tirecraft Canada, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Richardson will replace current president Corey Miller, of Tirecraft Atlantic Canada, who has served as the company’s president for the last five years. Under Miller’s leadership, Tirecraft grew from 300 to

Paul Reitz Named New Titan CEO

Titan International Inc. has promoted Paul G. Reitz to CEO and president, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Maurice Taylor, who served as CEO, will stay on as chairman of Titan’s board of directors. “This has been a six year process. Six years ago we hired a search firm to find a wheel president, a tire president

Auto Care Association Names New President and CEO

The Auto Care Association has appointed Bill Hanvey as its president and chief executive officer. On Dec. 1, Hanvey will succeed Kathleen Schmatz who is retiring. Hanvey has more than 25 years of experience in the auto care industry. Most recently Hanvey was senior vice president of programs and member services at the Automotive Aftermarket

Esco Names New President

The equipment supply company Esco named Steve Dyer as its new president, effective immediately. Dyer’s responsibilities will include working with the company’s customer base worldwide and building relationships with them, working with Esco’s sales staff and working with customer service staff. Dyer has been with Esco for eight years, with many of those years serving