AKRON—Triangle Tire USA Inc. has promoted Tim Baker to deputy general manager of A3T L.L.C., the company's technical center in Akron.
He is replacing Ed Montgomery, who has retired.
Baker joined Triangle Tire in 2014 and most recently was a project engineer. Previously, he worked for both Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Kumho Tire USA as a tire design engineer. All told, he has 25 years experience in the tire industry.
"Tim has a wealth of knowledge about tire product development and the U.S. tire industry as a whole," Triangle Tire USA CEO Manny Cicero said. "He also has experience as a successful business entrepreneur which is beneficial to our company and customers as we develop products for the U.S. market."
Triangle Tire USA is the Franklin, Tenn.-based subsidiary of China's Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd.