TUCKER, Ga. (July 5) — Tire recycling firm Lehigh Technologies Inc. has added three longtime tire and polymer industry veterans to its management team.
Don Botka, former vice president of tire research and development at Continental Tire North America Inc., is Lehigh´s new vice president of technology and strategic initiatives.
Sam Honeycutt, with more than 30 years´ experience at such firms as Bridgestone/Firestone and Bayer A.G., has joined Lehigh as director of sales and marketing, tire industry.
Mike Gruff, who formerly served with Monsanto Inc.´s Plastics Division and MRC Polymers, is now Lehigh´s director of sales and marketing, plastics industry and specialty materials.
The three men join Michael Rouse, founder and former CEO of Rouse Polymerics International Inc., who joined Lehigh earlier this year as a special advisor and member of the company´s Technical Advisory Board.