NEW YORK (Nov. 24, 2014) — Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. has named Pierluigi Dinelli, CEO for Pirelli Italia, to be chairman and CEO of Pirelli's NAFTA region, effective Jan. 1, succeeding Paolo Ferrari, who will become CEO of Pirelli Latin America.
Mr. Dinelli brings more than a decade of international experience to the position, including three years (2004-06) years at Pirelli Tire North America Inc. (PTNA) as marketing director and four years at Italian brake manufacturer Brembo S.p.A. He returned to Pirelli from Brembo in January this year to be CEO of Pirelli Italia.
“I look forward to returning to America as the new chairman and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America,” Mr. Dinelli said. “The local team has done an incredible job of growing market share and driving new initiatives. I am thrilled to build on [Mr. Ferrari's] legacy and bring my knowledge of the market, combined with my recent position at Pirelli's headquarters, to continue fueling our momentum.”