BANDAG INC.-Suzanne Miller, to vice president, training and development-was director, corporate education.
COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO.-James M. Pruett, to consumer relations regional manager, responsible for resolution of dealer and consumer issues, overseeing adjustment operations for most eastern seaboard states and supervision of the Albany Regional Inspection Point-was tire uniformity engineer.
Stephen Switzer, to vice president of operations planning and distribution, responsible for directing operations at the Clarksdale, Miss., and Piedras Negras, Mexico, plants, and planning and distribution of Cooper product-was operations and distribution director.
FALKEN TIRE CORP.- Robert R. Etheridge, to district manager for the Northeastern U.S., responsible for introducing Falken brand tires into that market-was district sales manager for Nitto Tire Co.
HERCULES TIRE & RUBBER CO.-David L. Baer, to director of the Cedco retreading equipment division-was Cedco plant manager.
KELLY-SPRINGFIELD TIRE CO.-Pasquale ``Pat'' Dimaio, to manager of Kelly's Wholesale Tire Center in Cumberland, Md.-was assistant manager at the center.
OLIVER RUBBER CO.- Keith Passey, to executive program manager, responsible for helping licensee, Treadco Inc., expand its business-was an Oliver regional sales manager.
TREADWAYS CORP.-Dan G. Wire, to president, CEO and board member-was senior vice president of the subsidiary of Sumitomo Corp. of America. He succeeds Tad Abe, who returned to Sumitomo Corp., Tokyo, where he will be involved in strategic planning for the firm's worldwide tire operations.
Kyle Iwasawa, to vice president of operations and treasurer-was director of marketing and operations for Sumitomo Tire.
John D. McAndrew, to vice president of sales and marketing, Sumitomo Tire, responsible for sales activities in the U.S. and Canada-was national sales manager for Sumitomo Tire.
James E. Tyler, to vice president of sales and marketing for Treadways' Eldorado Tire subsidiary in Troy, Mich.-was Eldorado's national sales manager.
V.E. TIRE INC.-Dale Farnsworth, to retail store manager of one of the dealership's two Eugene, Ore., outlets-was retail store manager of a Goodyear-owned store in Eugene.
Jacon Taylor, to sales associate at Eugene, Ore., store-was a service technician.
Ken Blalock, to sales representative of the dealership's Portland, Ore., outlet-was a retail store manager for Lex Brodie's Tire in Hawaii.