STOW, Ohio — Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has hired Todd Pickens, a former executive in Goodyear's consumer replacement sales organization, to be its vice president of sales.
Mr. Pickens will be responsible for driving profitable sales and growing market share for Mickey Thompson segments, including street, race and light truck, the Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. subsidiary said.
"Todd's experience in premium tire products and his strong track record of results in domestic and global sales will be a valuable asset to Mickey Thompson," President Dominick Wycoff said.
Mr. Pickens spent the past three-plus years with KRP Associates, a consulting services company, after leaving Goodyear in late 2014. He spent 10 years with Goodyear, including four as senior director, channel sales.
Prior to joining Goodyear, he held sales and business development positions with Wilson Sporting Goods, Mazda North American Operations and Ford Motor Co.
Mr. Pickens holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University and a master's degree in management from Purdue University.