Tires-Management

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…

Stox Expands Into Ontario

Acquisition of Ontario company marks the entrance into a new market. Distribution Stox, based in Boucherville, Quebec, has announced the acquisition of Provincial Tire Distributors, an Ontario-based company. Provincial Tire Distributors was founded in 1988. “Starting today,” Stox explained in a news release, “we are joining our forces to pursue…

Bridgestone Americas Announces Leadership Changes

Bridgestone Americas has announced changes to its senior leadership structure, effective from September 16. Aligned with the global leadership changes within its parent company Bridgestone Corporation, the new changes are a part of its initiative to develop global leaders throughout the company. “The world around us and the industries we…

New President and Chairman for Michelin North America

Michelin Group recently announced the appointment of Alexis Garcin as the next Chairman and President of Michelin North America.   Currently in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Garcia will relocate to Michelin North America’s headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina to take charge in his new role. “Alexis brings an interpersonal style and a…
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