Double Coin names Anthony Cresta as product manager

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MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its CMA L.L.C. subsidiary have named Anthony Cresta as product manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for product support within the Double Coin OTR and industrial tire lines.

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LWG hires ex-Bridgestone exec Derek Wessels to be its COO

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GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Big O Tires and Midas International franchisee Leeds West Groups has hired former Bridgestone Americas executive Derek Wessels to be its chief operating officer, overseeing LWG’s three automotive divisions.

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TIA Announces 2019 Hall of Fame, Ed Wagner Leadership Awards Recipients

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the names of recipients for its 2019 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Awards.

The recipients of the 2019 Hall of Fame Award are:

  • Brent Hesje, CEO of Fountain Tire, Edmonton, Canada
  • The late Frank Holeman, Director of the Tire Industry Safety Council, from 1969-1987

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3M Canada Announces New Leadership

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3M Canada has announced the appointment of Craig Jalbert to the position of Business Leader, Automotive Aftermarket Division, effective from July 1.

Jalbert steps into his new role with 15 years of experience in the automotive industry. He has worked in several key management positions in sales and marketing in 3M Canada’s Automotive Aftermarket Division. Before being promoted, Jalbert was serving as the Marketing Operations Manager.

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Goodyear signals major restructuring plan in the US

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Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber is studying a plan to restructure its US operations in a bid to improve business competitiveness, according to chief financial officer Darren Wells.

“We are working on a significant restructuring plan to reduce low-value. high-cost capacity in the US,” Wells said in a 26 July conference call.*

The move will bring about savings “at least as high as the actions in Germany,” said Wells, referring to a reorganisation programme announced in Germany in March.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Interview with The Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JATMA)

JATMA was established in September 1947 as an industry organization for Japan’s automobile tire manufacturers. JATMA’s main objectives are to contribute to the development of an automobile tire industry in Japan, and the development of Japan’s economy also. Eventually improvement of Japan’s national welfare will be expected through the development of economy.

 

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VIP reshuffles top management, promotes Winkeler, Pickard

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AUBURN, Maine — VIP Tires & Service is reshuffling its top management, promoting John Quirk to executive chairman and adding added the title of CEO to President Tim Winkeler’s duties.

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Carbon Black Inc (CBLK) President & Ceo Patrick Morley Sold $1.5 million of Shares

President & CEO of Carbon Black Inc (30-Year Financial, Insider Trades) Patrick Morley (insider trades) sold 79,380 shares of CBLK on 07/26/2019 at an average price of $19 a share. The total sale was $1.5 million.

Carbon Black Inc has a market cap of $1.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.00 with and P/S ratio of 5.31.

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Toyo Tires adjusting management team to facilitate Europe tyre plant project

Yukio Hasegawa has been named the new president of Toyo Tire Corporation’s subsidiary in Russia, effective tomorrow. He succeeds Kenta Kuribayashi in this role. Kuribayashi remains chief executive officer of the Toyo Tire RUS LLC operation (and president of Toyo Tire Europe GmbH) and will additionally, as of tomorrow, become the Russian subsidiary’s chairman.

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Alliance Tire Americas Announces Laurence Bennett as VP of Sales for its Eastern Division

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Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. (ATA) has announced that Laurence (Law) Bennett has joined the company as vice president of aftermarket sales–east.

Bennett comes to ATA from Exide Technologies, where he served as VP of the GNB Industrial Power Division, leading a sales and service organization covering the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Read the source article at Tire Review