RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2014) — GITI Tire USA Ltd. has hired industry veterans Armand Allaire and Daniel Gajewski as vice president of marketing and director, supply chain, respectively.
Mr. Allaire is a 36-year tire industry veteran who most recently was national vice president of sales at Kumho Tire USA L.L.C. for all replacement tires in the U.S. Prior to Kumho, he was vice president of sales at Toyo Tire USA Inc.
GITI Tire USA is the North American distribution arm of China's GITI Tire Pte. Ltd.
Tom McNamara, executive vice president, sales and marketing, for GITI Tire USA, said the company "is delighted to have Armand's wealth of industry experience, and we look forward to his contribution as we aggressively grow our Giti Tire family of brands."
In his new position at GITI Tire Mr. Allaire, a native of Middletown, Conn., will be responsible for marketing GITI's passenger, light truck and medium truck brands in both the U.S. and Canada, including GT Radial, Primewell, Runway and Dextero.