GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 28, 2001)—Michelin North America has announced a series of related executive promotions, all of which are scheduled to take effect July 1.
John Grimaldi, chief operating officer of Michelin Automotive Industry Division (MAID), was appointed president of worldwide strategic business unit component products for Group Michelin, parent company of the U.S. operations. He will relocate to the Group headquarters in France.
Jean-Michel Guillon, vice president of sales for Michelin Americas Small Tires, will replace Mr. Grimaldi as COO of MAID.
Erik R. Olsen, vice president of sales and marketing for Michelin North America - Canada, will replace Mr. Guillon.
Tom Bennett will replace Mr. Olsen and Mr. Bennett´s previous position as MAST Marketing Manager for Canada will be combined into his new position.