MEMPHIS, Tenn. (July 8, 2004) — Dick Erickson, owner of Sun Tire in Jacksonville, Fla., has been elected chairman of Del-Nat Tire Corp.'s board.
Mr. Erickson replaces Tony Vetter, president of Northwest Tire Inc. in Bismark, N.D., who will continue as a board director, a Del-Nat spokesman said. Mr. Erickson will serve the remaining portion of Mr. Vetter's term and face election, for a three-year term, at the private brand cooperative's annual meeting in November.
A Del-Nat stockholder for six years, Mr. Erickson has been on the board since 2002.
Del-Nat, based in Memphis, is owned by 75 stockholder members and has some 175 participating dealers representing more than 500 outlets.