AKRON (July 21, 2000) — After 14 years at the helm of Modern Tire Dealer magazine, Lloyd Stoyer is retiring.
Succeeding him as editor, effective Aug. 1, is MTD´s executive editor, Bob Ulrich.
An announcement in the Akron-based magazine´s current issue said Mr. Stoyer, editor since 1986, is capping a 52-year career in journalism and public relations. He plans to leave after finishing several pending projects.
Mr. Ulrich joined the publication in 1985 and has been editing its monthly Kovach Tire Report newsletter and Commercial Tire Dealer section. A 1979 graduate of Ohio Northern University, he also has a law degree from the University of Akron. Prior to MTD, he worked as a sports reporter for the Kent-Ravenna (Ohio) Record Courier.