PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. (Dec. 5, 2008) — TBC Corp. announced the pending retirement of Gary Paulson, president TBC Private Brands Inc. in Memphis, Tenn., effective March 31, and the promotion of Marty Krcelic to senior vice president of sales & customer service for the Private Brands division, effective April 1.
Mr. Paulson joined TBC in 1980 and has served as national sales manager, national sales director, vice president of sales and senior vice president of sales.
“Gary's leadership was instrumental in establishing TBC's Private Brand division as one of the leading marketers in the North American tire industry. His guidance has positioned TBC's Private Brand division for significant growth as we continue to partner with the leading independent retailers and wholesale distributors in North America,” said Erik Olsen, president and CEO of TBC Wholesale Group.
Mr. Krcelic joined TBC Private Brands, a division of TBC Wholesale, in 2007 as director of sales. He previously held several management positions with other companies, including Treadways L.L.C., another division of TBC Wholesale. In his new post, Mr. Krcelic will report to Mr. Olsen.