ATHENS, Ga.-Oliver Rubber Co.'s recent headquarters move to Athens from Oakland, Calif., precipitated a number of personnel changes throughout North America, the company announced Dec. 20. The company's sales department has added district sales managers Dan Bacon, mid-western district, Michel Gagnon, who will handle the eastern provinces of Canada, and David Seward, southeast district.
David Cormier and Mark Weiss join the company as northeast district managers. Mr. Cormier will handle sales in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. Mr. Weiss is responsible for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Former Fleet Sales Manager Phil Boarts has been promoted to regional sales manager for the West Coast.
Additionally, Joe Sireci has joined the company as fleet sales manager for the southeast district, replacing Lenny Campbell, who left the company to pursue other interests. Bob Chipperfield has become regional fleet manager for the western region.
Chuck Smalley has rejoined the firm as precure process engineer, responsible for quality and process improvement at the firm's six U.S. rubber producing plants. Also, Mike Williams has joined Oliver's technical department as corporate product quality manager, responsible for developing a customer-focused quality management program, the firm said.