Executive Action

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  • Giti makes executive changes

    Jul 23, 2014

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif—Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. has promoted executives Armand Allaire and Tom McNamara to executive vice presidents and hired veteran commercial tire marketer Patrick Gunn as director of sales and marketing, commercial tires.

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  • Chung named Cooper Tire's VP, Americas

    Jul 23, 2014

    FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. hired Mark Chung, formerly with Yokohama Tire Corp. and Ford Motor Co., to be vice president, strategy and business development for the Americas.

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  • Meredith-Springfield names director of engineering

    Jul 17, 2014

    LUDLOW, Mass.—Meredith-Springfield Associates Inc., a plastics manufacturer specializing in extrusion blow molding and injection stretch blow molding using thermoplastic elastomers, thermoplastic polyurethane, and other polymers, has appointed Drew McNary as director of engineering at its...

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  • Heico Tire & Rubber selects general manager

    Jul 15, 2014

    AKRON—The Heico Tire & Rubber Group, made up of Steelastic Co. L.L.C., RMS Equipment L.L.C. and Bartell Machinery Systems L.L.C., appointed Zhaoliang Yin as general manager of its new office in Qingdoa, China

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  • Executive action

    Jul 14, 2014

    Bridgestone Commercial Solutions appoints president NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Commercial Solutions promoted John Boynton to be its new president. Boynton was vice president of sales at the business unit of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. He joined the firm in 1998 as a fleet sales ...

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  • Goodyear appoints Schnepf VP of communications, N.A.

    Jul 14, 2014

    AKRON—Goodyear has named Kristina Schnepf vice president of communication for its North America business unit.

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  • Cooper promotes pair, to assess JV ownership

    Jul 14, 2014

    FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. named Brad Hughes as president, international operations and Hal Miller as executive adviser to the CEO, effective July 2. Hughes will continue to serve as chief financial officer in addition to his new position while Cooper conducts a search for...

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  • R.D. Abbott makes six hires

    Jul 11, 2014

    CERRITOS, Calif.—R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. has hired six employees since April. The firm appointed Doug Bower as director of account management; Tom Jenkins as senior product manager; Jim Ryan and Dave Carrell as account managers; Jose Elias as lab technician; and Dulce Sanchez as document...

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