CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2005) — Big O Tires Inc. has named Jim Bull the company's vice president of sales and operations for the west division.
Mr. Bull replaces Steve Steffens, who recently became the tire franchiser's vice president of marketing.
“Jim is a 28-year industry veteran with extensive sales and multi-store operational experience,” said Carl Finamore, Big O's chief operating officer. Mr. Bull most recently worked in Saudi Arabia, where, Mr. Finamore said, he was “instrumental in establishing a new tire, parts and service business under the Red Cap trademark.” He has also served as a regional vice president for 120 stores at Merchants Inc. and assistant vice president for Advance Auto Parts, responsible for approximately 100 stores in the mid-Atlantic region.
Mr. Bull will be based out of Big O's headquarters in Centennial.