EAST NORRITON, Pa. (Oct. 9, 2003) — Chris Dickson, former vice president for the passenger and light truck business unit of North America for Continental Tire North America Inc., has joined Treadways Corp.'s TreadXpress.
At TreadXpress, Mr. Dickson will serve as Southwest regional dealer development specialist. He will be based in the TreadXpress Houston distribution service center, and will report to Jim Hannon, TreadXpress vice president, sales and marketing.
Mr. Dickson had worked at Continental about 30 years, serving in various positions. After leaving the tire maker he launched his own company to provide merchandising and sales support to automotive retailers and suppliers.
East Norriton-based Treadways markets the following private brands: Sumitomo, Laramie, Eldorado, Jetzon, Telstar and Centennial. Treadways' TreadXpress division handles all of those brands except Sumitomo.