BOWIE, Md. (Feb. 10, 2005) — The Tire Industry Association will host its first Commercial Tire Executive Summit, April 20 during the World Tire Expo in Louisville, Ky.
Featured speakers during the summit will be Tom Dattilo, president and CEO of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association; Martin Carver, chairman, president and CEO of Bandag Inc.; Bob Costello, chief economist with the American Trucking Associations; Peggy Fisher, president of Fleet Tire Consulting and a TIA director; and Roy Littlefield, TIA's executive vice president.
“We're very excited to have such an unparalleled group of industry leaders to address topics that will have an impact on the future of the trucking and tire industries,” said TIA President Dick Gust.
The summit begins at 1 p.m. and is followed by a private networking reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Registration is available online at www.worldtireexpo.org.