WASHINGTON — The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has hired Sean Moore as director of government affairs, charged with guiding the group's strategy for federal government affairs program and leading the association's state advocacy efforts working with member companies and allied organizations.
Mr. Moore is filling a position previously held by Courtney Titus Brooks, who left the USTMA earlier this year to become manager, federal government relations for the National Federation of Independent Business.
Most recently, Mr. Moore was director of state and local government affairs for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, where he was responsible for implementing the association's advocacy agenda in all 50 states.
He previously worked for the Consumer Specialty Products Association (now known as the Household & Commercial Products Association), where he directed government affairs strategy in 24 states and oversaw the association's Industrial and Automotive Products Division and its automotive affiliate.
"Sean is an accomplished leader with extensive experience running successful industry government affairs programs and will be a valuable asset to our strong USTMA team," USTMA President and CEO Anne Forristall Luke said.
"Under Sean's direction, the USTMA will continue to advocate for improved tire safety performance, champion the industry's domestic economic contributions, promote policies to develop and incentivize scrap tire markets, and lead efforts to enact unsafe used tire legislation."