BOWIE, Md. (Aug. 28, 2015) — The Tire Industry Association has tapped Pete Selleck, chairman and president, Michelin North America Inc., as the keynote speaker for its annual Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony, taking place Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.
“The Tire Industry Honors is always a highlight of industry week in Las Vegas, and having Mr. Selleck as our keynote speaker is truly an honor for TIA and for the industry,” said TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield.
Mr. Selleck, who joined Michelin in 1982, is responsible for coordinating all activities of Michelin in North America. He has served for more than 30 years in manufacturing and general management positions in Greenville, S.C., and Clermont-Ferrand, France.
The first half of his Michelin career was focused on engineering, quality, operational and leadership roles in North American manufacturing plants. Since then, he served as chief operating officer of the North American Passenger Car Tire Division, chief operating officer of the European Passenger Car Tire Division and president of the Global Truck Tire Division.
Mr. Selleck is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the West Point Association of Graduates and is Chairman of the Board of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). He recently was recognized by STEMconnector in its publication 100 CEO Leaders in STEM.
The Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony, sponsored by Michelin, will take place Nov. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Tropicana Las Vegas. Complimentary tickets to attend the Tire Industry Honors are available online.