CONTINENTAL GENERAL TIRE-Michael E. Barker, to northeast regional manager, commercial sales for the tire maker's Commercial Division-was assistant to the national marketing manager.
COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO.-William B. Hicks, to product planning and marketing director-was product planning manager.
Keith L. Jolliff, to vice president of the corporation with responsibilities in corporate purchasing-was director of corporate purchasing.
Kurt P. Thomas, to product planning manager-was operations planning analyst.
DEAN TIRE & RUBBER CO.- Richard Fail, to western district sales manager-was retired director of Salem, N.C.-based Parkway Tire.
GOODYEAR-Ned G. Kendall, to a special assignment working on tire-related projects, while continuing as a company vice president-was vice president and general manager of engineered products.
KELLY-SPRINGFIELD TIRE CO.-David Hall, to area sales manager in the Kelly brand Atlanta division-was a management trainee.
MERCHANT'S INC.-John D. Hull, to vice president, commercial sales-was national manager at Austin, Texas-based GCR Truck Tire Centers, a division of Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.
REMA TIP TOP/NORTH AMERICA INC.-Fred Azbell Jr., to Midwest regional sales representative based in Indianapolis-was with a manufacturers sales representation firm.
David Walworth, to southeast regional sales representative-was a rep with Myers Tire Supply.
SPECIALTY TIRES OF AMERICA INC.-Mark S. Grant, to vice president of marketing-was manager of marketing.
TIRE GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC.-Julian Guilarte, to comptroller-was an accountant with Deloitte & Touche.
Scott Dowdy, to manager of the company's new San Antonio sales office, primarily serving the Mexican market.
TREADWAYS CORP.-Dan G. Wire, to senior vice president of sales and marketing for Treadways, which does business as Sumitomo Tire (U.S.)-was vice president of sales and marketing for Sumitomo Corp. of America, Treadways' parent company.
John D. McAndrew, to national sales manager for Sumitomo Tire-was general manager of Modern Tire Service in Dallas.