NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Feb. 6)—Pirelli Tire North America has appointed Gaetano Mannino, previously general manager of Pirelli S.p.A.'s Venezuela tire operations, as president and CEO, effective Feb. 1. Mannino replaces Carlo Bianconi, who had served as Pirelli Tire North America's leader since November 1998 and is retiring after a 33-year career with the Italian tire maker. The new president and CEO offers sales, marketing and operational expertise earned through experience internationally and in the U.S. Mannino joined Pirelli in 1982 in the Diversified Products Division and held various posts, including director of sales at Pirelli Tire and director of operations.
Pirelli Tire N.A. names new president/CEO
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