AKRON (March 21, 2001)—Myers Industries Inc. has named William A. Hodge general manager of its Patch Rubber Co. subsidiary.
Mr. Hodge had served as acting general manager of the tire repair and retreading materials supplier since August 2000, Akron-based Myers Industries said in announcing his appointment.
He also was part of the transition team that moved Patch Rubber´s administrative offices and manufacturing facilities from Akron to Roanoke Rapids, N.C., in 1998, Myers Industries said.
Mr. Hodge joined Patch Rubber 24 years ago as a technical director and served in that capacity until promoted to sales manager in 1985. He holds a degree in chemical engineering from Ohio State University and worked for Goodyear prior to joining Patch Rubber.