AKRON — Smithers Group Inc., a provider of testing, consulting, information and compliance services, has promoted Mark Shackelford to business development manager, tire and wheel, for North America, as part of the Smithers Materials Science and Engineering division.
Mr. Shackelford will be responsible for business development efforts for the tire and wheel industry, connecting clients to tire, wheel, and snow traction testing, the Smithers Tire Analysis Report and technical consulting.
Mr. Shackelford previously was the business development representative for the Smithers Information division, focused on market reports and technical conferences for the tire industry. He's been with Smithers since November 2018.
Jim Popio, vice president of North American Operations, Materials Science and Engineering, said: "I'm confident he'll bring excellent care and attention to our customers in this valuable space."