Giti Tire Adds Tim Fulton, Jim Mayfield to its Executive Team

Tim Fulton, Jim Mayfield Join Giti Tire Executive Team

Giti Tire has named Tim Fulton as its chief operating officer and Jim Mayfield as senior executive vice president of sales and marketing in North America.

Giti Tire is adding to its North American executive team.

The tiremaker announced it has named Tim Fulton as chief operating officer of Giti Tire Manufacturing USA and Jim Mayfield as senior executive vice president of sales and marketing in North America. It also promoted 8-year Giti veteran Lou Monico to vice president sales and marketing for Canada, with concurrent responsibility for corporate accounts.

Fulton brings 32 years of tire industry experience with Group Michelin, where he held domestic and international senior management positions in finance, sales, supply chain and manufacturing. He was most recently vice president of BFGoodrich Global Operations, Manufacturing and Supply Chain. Previously, Fulton served as a naval officer in the Naval Nuclear Power Program.

Mayfield has more than 36 years of tire industry experience in sales and marketing positions with several U.S. tire manufacturers. He served in multiple replacement and OE positions with Michelin, Continental, Yokohama, Toyo and Kumho. In these roles, he worked in consumer and TBR segments. Most recently, he was executive vice president of sales and marketing at Kumho Tire USA.

You May Also Like

CTDA to Host Area Meetings for California Tire Dealers

The California Tire Dealers Association will hold meetings in Sacramento and Pleasanton for education and networking.


The California Tire Dealers Association will hold area meetings in Sacramento and Pleasanton, California on Sept. 27 and 28, respectively. Featured speakers include representatives from TireTutor, who will demonstrate the new CTDA online tire marketplace, and Westpac Wealth Partners, who will provide a presentation covering tax strategies and succession planning for tire dealers. There will also be a legislative update, as well as an opportunity for dealers to ask questions and network with their peers. Meetings are free to attend for retailers and dinner is included.

Maxxis Team Secures W.E.ROCK Grand Nationals Titles

Team SubZero’s Landen and Gunner Brown topped the podium in their respective classes.

Point S Reports on Master Shop Program

Point S said its Master Shop program yielded a $165K average profit boost for participating locations in first year.

Atlantic Tire Founder Anthony Blackman Dies

The two-time Tire Review Top Shop winner was dedicated to his craft from a young age, and was known for being extremely generous when it came to giving back.

Classic and Antique Tire Distributor John Kelsey Dies

John Lester Kelsey, founder of antique and classic tire distributor Kelsey Tire and 2009 inductee into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame, died.


Other Posts

Michelin prevails in IP lawsuit over Chinese KO2 imitation

A Canadian court awarded damages to Michelin over Wideway’s infringement of BFGoodrich tread IP.

OTC Debuts BT12, BT30 Heavy-Duty Bottle Jacks

OTC’s new heavy-duty bottle jacks provide 12 and 30 ton capacities for lifting on the road or job site.

VIP Tires Donates Nearly $3,000 to Marshfield School Committee

VIP Tire’s “Oil Changes for Education” program raises funds for local schools.

Nokian Tyres, Powdr Partner to Plant Trees

When you buy a season pass to a Powdr resort this spring, a tree will be planted on your behalf through their partnership with Nokian Tyres.

Nokian POWDR