TEQUESTA, Fla. — Independent Tire Dealers Group L.L.C. (ITDG) has hired Dave Marks, an industry veteran with 35-plus years' experience, to take over as president and CEO from the retired Michael Cox.
Mr. Marks brings extensive wholesale and retail experience with him to ITDG, having worked for Big Brand Tire, EMPCO Industries, Toscalito Enterprises Inc., Tire Dealer's Warehouse and Tireco Inc.'s Tire Distributor Xperts (TDX) wholesale arm over the past three-plus decades.
The group is maintaining its office in Tequesta for the time being. Mr. Cox and Ed Long established that office in 2003 after Mr. Cox took over as the group's top executive. Mr. Long, executive vice president since 2014, also has opted to leave ITDG at this time.