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Monro Announces Retirement of ‘Mr. Tire,’ Joe Tomarchio

Joseph Tomarchio, Jr., Monro’s special advisor for acquisitions, is retiring after a long industry career.

BendPak Announces Senior Leadership Succession Plan

BendPak announced changes to its executive team effective August 3. President Don Henthorn, who has led the company since establishing it in 1965, will take on a more limited role in its daily operations as chairman emeritus. Jeff Kritzer will be promoted from executive vice president to succeed Henthorn as president and CEO. At the

CMA Announces Retirement of Walt Weller

Double Coin and CMA announced that effective July 31, 2022, Walt Weller will retire from his role as senior vice president. Weller will still serve as a consultant, according to CMA. Weller’s retirement follows a tenure with the company of more than 16 years, during which CMA says he was instrumental in growing the sales

Best-One of Indy CEO Dennis Dickson Retires

Retired CEO Dennis Dickson was a founder, president and CEO of Best-One of Indy and helped form Indy Truck Centers, which boasts 10 locations.

Littlefield Reflects on 42 Years of Service to Tire Industry

Tire Review caught up with Roy Littlefield III, outgoing TIA CEO, to hear some of his memories—both on and off Capitol Hill—from his 40+ years in the industry and what he feels are the top legislative issues that will need to be addressed in the coming years.

Roy Littlefield TIA Lobby Day
CMO Philip Dobbs Announces Retirement from Bridgestone

Dobbs was instrumental in elevating the company’s brand-building efforts in the U.S. and Canada, driving improvements in brand awareness, familiarity and purchase intent for both the Bridgestone and Firestone brands, the company says.

Setting Your Auto Shop Up for Your Retirement

Whether you are nearing retirement or have decades left, there’s no time like the present to begin forming your exit strategy.

Exit Strategy
Chained to the Business: Ways to Detach and Enjoy the Spoils of Your Successes

Successful entrepreneurs believe they’ll be successful and are willing to risk almost everything in pursuit of making a living. What they often don’t think about is the time involved in running the business.

Chained to the Business
Bridgestone’s Baratta to Retire, Seidel Named Successor

John Baratta, Bridgestone Americas president of consumer replacement tire sales announces retirement after 34 years with the company.

Brake Parts Inc. VP of Engineering to Retire

Terry Heffelfinger, vice president of engineering, product development, quality and R&D, will retire from Brake Parts Inc. (BPI) on June 30. “Terry has been an integral part of our company for the past eleven years, leading multi-disciplinary teams that consistently contributed to BPI’s growth and profitability. His hard work and commitment to BPI are greatly

Longtime Tire Industry Sales Leader Retiring

After more than 55 years in the tire industry, Robert Dalotto plans to retire in March 2016. Dalotto began working for the U.S. Rubber Co., now Uniroyal, in 1961. When Michelin North America purchased the company in 1991, he served as regional manager. After retiring in 1995 after 35 years with Uniroyal and Michelin, Dalotto

ATD CEO to Retire

Bill Berry, president and CEO of American Tire Distributors, has announced he will retire in coming months. A specific retirement date has not been set and Berry will remain in his current role until a successor has been named. Following his retirement from president of the company, Berry will transition to an advisory role for