WATERLOO, Ontario (Oct. 14, 2016) — Carlstar Group L.L.C. has hired industry veteran Greg Lamothe as general manager for its business operations in Canada.
Mr. Lamothe previously worked for Kumho Tire Canada and Remington Tire Distributors in Canada. He brings more than 30 years of experience in various roles throughout the Canadian tire industry to his new job.
“Our Canadian business is a strong growth focus for Carlstar Group,” CEO Greg Salvatore said. “With the addition of Greg to the team, we will be an even stronger presence in the Canadian tire market.”
Mr. Lamothe will be based at the company's Canadian headquarters in Waterloo. IT also has an office in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Mr. Lamothe also worked for OK Tire Canada and Bridgestone/Firestone Canada and was president/owner of Tire Biz Solutions, and e-commerce company, for five years, according to his LinkedIn page.
Franklin, Tenn.-based Carlstar produces OE and aftermarket specialty tires and wheels for the agriculture, construction, outdoor power equipment and powersports markets. Among its brands are Carlisle tires and wheels, ITP tires and wheels, Marathon tires and Cragar, Black Rock and Unique automotive wheels.
This story first appeared on the website of Rubber & Plastics News, an Akron-based sister publication of Tire Business.