FULLERTON, Calif. (Dec. 23, 2008)—Yokohama Tire Corp. has promoted several members of its corporate team, effective Jan. 1.
Jim MacMaster was named chief operating officer and also will retain his title as executive vice president, business division. MacMaster will have day-to-day authority over all of Yokohama's business operations, the company said.
Jim Quinn was promoted to vice president, operations from his most recent post as director, operations. He will assume responsibility for management information systems while retaining his current responsibilities. He will report to MacMaster.
Other changes include: Dan King, to vice president, sales and marketing from vice president, sales; Mark Chung, to director, corporate strategy and planning from director, strategic marketing; and Jim Mayfield, to director, business development from director, Advan.
Yokohama has also moved its credit department out of the business division and into the company's finance group.