Many executives came into, moved up or left the tire and automotive service industry during 2013.
Here's a synopsis of the various management changes, with their new positions:
The Aftermarket Foundation
IN: William J. Long, president and COO of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), becomes board member.
IN: automotive industry veteran Steve Donaldson national sales manager.
China Manufacturers Alliance L.L.C. (CMA)
IN: John Ramaika and Tom Rozuk to be regional fleet managers for the firm's Double Coin brand.
UP: Pete Salvan the Double Coin brand's new southwest regional sales manager.
IN: Valentino Faraone northeast regional sales manager for Double Coin tires .
IN: Marla Moore director of marketing.
Del-Nat Tire Corp.
IN: Mike Burns marketing manager and Nicole Lau staff accountant.
Falken Tire Corp.
UP: Peter Buck became chief financial officer from vice president and controller.
UP: Vivien Winneke became vice president of human resources after being director of HR.
Hankook Tire America Corp.
IN: Thomas Kenny its vice president of technology and head of its Akron Technical Center in Uniontown.
OUT: Ray Labuda, retired from vice president of technology and head of its Akron Technical Center.
Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc.
UP: Laurie Johnson to the position of customer support manager.
JohnDow Industries Inc.
UP: Teresa Scott to national sales manager since 2011, to director of aftermarket sales.
OUT: J.B.Kim, Kumho Tire N.A. returned to parent Kumho Tire Co. Inc.
IN: Harry Choi became president and CEO at Kumho Tire USA Inc.
MAM Software Inc.
IN: appointed Lou Bonilla business development executive for its VAST Division.
Nexen Tire Canada Inc.
IN: Jeff Bullock to the post of national sales director.
IN: Chris Adams, previously chief operating officer at CarGroup Holdings L.L.C., to be its senior vice president, store operations.
IN: Thomas C. Freyman elected to Tenneco Inc.'s board of directors.
Titan International Inc.
IN: Keith Fuglaar as vice president of finance for North America.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems Americas Inc.
IN: David Ericson original equipment account manager for Trelleborg agricultural and forestry tires for North America.
Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co.
IN: Dale Noe joined the company as vice president of sales.
UP: Adam Slominsky to vice president of sales.
Yokohama Tire Corp.
Yokohama said other organizational changes include newly configured South and Eastern Zones, which will be led by existing zone managers Mike Mock and Bryant Rankin, respectively. The Western Zone remains unchanged and is managed by Matt Burrows.