ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Feb. 27, 2017) — Monro Muffler Brake Inc. has hired Shawn Denlein, senior vice president, sales, for Hankook Tire America Inc. the past four-plus years, to be its senior vice president of tire merchandising.
Mr. Denlein succeeds Joe Tomarchio, who will continue to work with Monro in the area of acquisitions, Monro said.
Monro President and CEO John Van Heel cited Mr. Denlein's "extensive experience and knowledge of our industry" as key reasons for his hiring.
"In particular," Mr. Van Heel said, "his experience in developing successful programs and proprietary brands for tire manufacturers that address retail, commercial and wholesale channels will complement our deep internal expertise in retail purchasing and distribution.
"Also, his leadership and working style will fit right in at Monro as we continue to grow our company and the career opportunities for all of our employees."