Dave was named publisher of RPN in November 2004, but he has worked with Crain Communications since March 1985 when he joined sister publication Tire Business as assistant managing editor. He became managing editor of Tire Business several months later and was named editor in January 1987. He added the title of associate publisher in January 1995 and was promoted to publisher in May 1998. In 1999, he was named vice president/publisher of Tire Business. Dave is a 1977 graduate of Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio, where he earned a bachelor's degree in biology/management. He also holds a master's degree in journalism, which he received in 1980 from Ohio University. Contact Dave at [email protected]
GUANACASTE, Costa Rica—Kumho Tire USA is heading into 2019 with a streamlined sales strategy that focuses on its independent tire dealer customers, a slimmer, less redundant product portfolio and a marketing plan centered on online, social media and analytics.
LAS VEGAS—The China Rubber Industry Association has a hired New York law firm to try and convince the U.S. International Trade Commission that the U.S. truck tire industry has not been injured by low-cost medium truck tires imported from China and as a result Chinese tire makers should not be slapped with higher duties.