ROME, Ga. (Oct. 24) — Pirelli Tire North America Inc. has promoted three executives to vice president in recognition of their work in growing the Rome-based company.
Named vice presidents were Steve Carpino for research and development and product development, John Hagan for original equipment and Andrew Kearton for manufacturing.
Carpino joined the old Armstrong Rubber Co.—later bought by Pirelli—in 1983 as manager of process technology. After serving in various roles, he was named director of research and development in 2002.
Hagan joined Pirelli in 1989, serving in various financial roles. In 1998 he was named director of original equipment sales.
Kearton joined Pirelli in 1984 and has spent his career in operations. He was in charge of construction of Pirelli´s Modular Integrated Robotized System plant in Rome and served as its director of manufacturing.