CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 12) — Carl Casalbore, Continental Tire North America Inc.´s director of sales for independent dealers in the tire maker´s Passenger Light Truck Replacement Division, has left the company.
Casalbore, who joined Conti North America in 2005, is pursuing other interests, according to a company spokeswoman.
Effective immediately, Andreas Gerstenberger, Conti North America executive vice president of sales and marketing, will serve as acting director until a replacement is hired.
Gerstenberger said the firm will continue to implement its three-year marketing strategy to bring in new ideas and products "using a consistent approach that focuses on superior customer service."
The company has sent letters to its dealers notifying them of Casalbore´s departure, the spokeswoman said.
Prior to joining Charlotte-based Conti, Casalbore worked at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. for six years and 20 years at Pirelli Tire North America Inc.