We've presented ITEC in September every other year since 1994. But because of some changes in the rubber industry calendar, we felt it best for us to look for a new date for the largest tire manufacturing and trade show in North America.
After Elliott Investment Management L.P., a major shareholder, wrote Goodyear Chairman Richard Kramer a letter in May to spotlight what it called poor stock performance, the firm took what some may see as an unusual tactic.
Talk with Sean Keohane, president and CEO at Cabot Corp., for any amount of time and you see exactly what his Executive of the Year nomination said he demonstrates: Humility, confidence, foresight, conviction.
It's no secret that shopping for tires isn't on most people's fun lists. In most cases, it's a "need to" rather than a "want to" purchase. And when you need to shell out money for a full set of tires for both your own vehicle and your wife's, that's just double the fun.