GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 5, 2001)– Michelin North America Chairman and President James M. Micali has been named additionally to the Executive Council of the Michelin Group, effective July 30.
Mr. Micali, 53, is the first native-born North American to sit on the council of the France-based parent company. He joined Michelin in 1977 and has held his current position with Michelin North America since September 1996.
Known as Conseil ExÃ&Copy;cutif du Groupe, the Executive Council comprises senior executives within Michelin who assist Edouard Michelin, chief executive officer, and the two other managing partners, FranÃ§ois Michelin and RenÃ&Copy; Zingraff. The Michelin Group has its worldwide headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand, France.