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  • Apollo re-designates CFO to new position

    Nov 19, 2014

    KOCHI, India—Apollo Tyres said it will re-designate Sunam Sarkar, its president and chief financial officer, to the position of president and chief business officer. The switch will also seem him relocate to Singapore, the firm said on Nov. 19.

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  • ARPM appoints Darren Beatty to Board of Directors

    Nov 18, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS—Darren Beatty, vice president and general manager with Wabtec Elastomers Group, has been named to the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers Board of Directors.

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  • Davis-Standard's CEO transitions to new post

    Nov 07, 2014

    PAWCATUCK, Conn.—Bob Preston is transitioning from CEO of Davis-Standard L.L.C. to vice chairman of the firm's board of directors, effective Nov. 18.

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  • Executive action

    Nov 03, 2014

    Apollo names exec to lead Europe, Americas units KOCHI, India—India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. has hired Mathias Heimann, a one-time adviser to Continental A.G., to oversee its business interests in Europe and the Americas and to be CEO of Apollo Vredestein B.V., Apollo's manufacturing and sales...

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  • Higgins named president, consumer tire

    Nov 03, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Amer--icas Tire Operations has hired T.J. Higgins as president of the Consumer U.S. and Canada division, effective Nov. 3. Higgins succeeds Gordon Knapp, who became chief operating officer of Bridgestone Americas in March. He brings more than 20 years of...

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  • Jorgensen, Flexitallic part company

    Oct 31, 2014

    HOUSTON—Six months after he was named president of Flexitallic's Customer Rubber Products group, the firm confirmed that John J. Jorgensen is no longer with the company.

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