A. Headed a makeover/expansion of North Carolina commercial dealership Snider Tire Inc., converting its retreading operation to the Michelin Retread Technology process and taking over 10 TCI stores in the Carolinas and Georgia. The dealership also bought Consolidated Tire and opened retread plants in Texas and Indiana.
B. Acquired for Israel's Alliance Tire Group the global distribution rights for the Galaxy and Primex OTR tire brands and other assets from GPX Tire International Inc., which is disbanding after bankruptcy.
C. Continued Monro Muffler Brake Inc.'s growth-by-acquisition strategy, buying Autotire Car Care Centers in St. Louis and Tire Warehouse Central in New England, giving the company 256 stores by year-end.
D. Presided over the union's successful campaign to get import tariffs on Chinese consumer tires raised over the next three years by 35 percent the first year followed by 30 and 25 percent, respectively.
E. Launched TireBuyer.com, an Internet-based sales site, and absorbed and integrated Am-Pac Tire Distributors into ATD's operation, pushing the company past the $2 billion sales mark.
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