RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Giti Tire Group has hired industry veterans Tim Fulton and Jim Mayfield and promoted Lou Monico in moves designed to support market demand and growth opportunities in North America.
Messrs. Fulton and Mayfield join Giti as chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of sales and marketing, respectively, while Mr. Monico becomes vice president of sales and marketing for Canada, with concurrent responsibility for corporate accounts.
Mr. Fulton joins Giti after 32 years with Group Michelin, where he held domestic and international senior management positions in finance, sales, supply chain and manufacturing, Giti said. Most recently he was vice president of BFGoodrich global operations, manufacturing and supply chain. Prior to joining Michelin, Mr. Fulton served as a naval officer in the Naval Nuclear Power Program.
He reports to Enki Tan, chairman of Giti Tire Group and president of Giti Tire Manufacturing USA.