MONROVIA, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2006) — Walter Weller, a former Goodyear and Bridgestone/Firestone (BFS) executive, has joined China Manufacturers Alliance L.L.C. as vice president of strategic accounts.
Mr. Weller will be responsible for CMA's Double Coin brand strategic growth, the firm said.
“CMA L.L.C. is excited to employ the knowledge and strengths of a person like Walt,” the company said in a statement. “His past experience and abilities will assist Double Coin medium truck tires in achieving our strategic objectives.”
Mr. Weller held several positions with BFS during a 20-year career there, including president and managing director for BFS' Mexican subsidiary as well as vice president, commercial truck tires. He joined Goodyear in 2002 as marketing director, commercial tire systems.