Tires-Management

Bridgestone Appoints New Executives

Key roles filled with experienced professionals. Bridgestone has announced leadership in the Americas, effective March 16. “These strategic leadership changes will enable Bridgestone to continue to successfully meet the needs of our customers in a dynamic and changing world,” said Paolo Ferrari, President, CEO & COO, Bridgestone Americas.  • Riccardo…

Pirelli Strengthens North American Team

Pirelli Strengthens North American Team
Pirelli has announced its decision to restructure its management team in North America to stay ahead in the challenging and competitive marketplace of today. Pirelli has appointed Pietro Berardi to the position of CEO for the North American region, effective March 1, 2020. Additionally, to continue with the actions of…

Sailun Fights the Coronavirus

Sailun donates almost $2 million to fight the virus. The Sailun Group is helping to fight the coronavirus on a number of fronts. The company has taken a series of epidemic prevention measures to protect the health, safety and well-being of all Sailun Group personnel. In order to actively support…

Handle With Care!

Handle With Care!
Keep safety top of mind when working with inventory. You already know safety is important when it comes to the installation and disassembly of tires, but do you think about safety when dealing with inventory? Two years ago, we had a fatality, and this year, we had a broken leg.…

Hoosier Racing Names New President

Joerg Burfien succeeds John DeSalle as the President of the Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation.   Continental Tire has named Joerg Burfien as the new president of Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation, effective January 1, 2020. Hoosier supplies tires for racing applications around the world. Burfien succeeds John DeSalle, who is retiring.…

Kumho Backs Humane Society

Kumho Backs Humane Society
Kumho Tire Canada has announced the sponsorship of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. Kumho Tire Canada’s “Rescue, Save, Love with Kumho Tire 2020” annual campaign supports the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.  With this campaign, Kumho Tire Canada will donate part of their profits from sales of the CRUGEN…

OK Tire Strathmore: Reaching for the Top

Alberta location wins prestigious National Store of the Year award. It was cause for celebration when the owners of OK Tire Strathmore discovered they’d been nominated for a corporate award. After all, they knew they did an excellent job for their customers and participated in the company’s programs, and so…

Front Line: Craig Essex, Point S

At a time when the tire industry is undergoing extensive change, Point S plans to provide the tools and the expertise independent retailers need in order to succeed. Craig Essex has seen the tire industry change dramatically since he first got into the business in the 1970s. Recently appointed Director…

OK Tire Names New Execs

Dwayne Sawyer and Patrick O’Hara have been named to key leadership positions. OK Tire has announced two key additions to the senior leadership team:  Dwayne Sawyer, Director, Commercial Business Group; and Patrick O’Hara, National Director, Merchandising. Reporting to Chief Operating Officer, Michael Rutherford, Sawyer will be responsible for leading and…
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