MUSCATINE, Iowa (April 19, 2006) — Bandag Inc. has named John C. McErlane, vice president and president of Tire Distribution Systems (TDS) Inc., to the additional position of vice president, North America.
In that capacity, Mr. McErlane will have responsibility for both the North American business unit and TDS, Bandag said. A 20-year company veteran, Mr. McErlane, 52, has been in charge of TDS since September 2001. Prior to that he was vice president of marketing and sales for three years.
In addition, Mark A. Winkler was named vice president, vehicle services. Mr. Winkler has been employed in various management capacities by Bandag since 1991.