IRWINDALE, Calif. — Turbo Wholesale Tires has hired industry veteran Todd Pickens to be its chief commercial officer.
Pickens joins Turbo Wholesale from Goodyear's Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels business, where he was vice president of sales and customer service and oversaw the company's global sales and customer service operations.
Pickens, who has more than 30 years of experience in managing teams in global sales and business development, also held positions at Ford Motor Co., Mazda Motor of America and Goodyear.
Pickens will report directly to CEO Phillip Kane.
"Todd is a highly experienced leader with a proven track record for building commercial and people strategies, based on an understanding of key market data and a willingness to listen to others, that deliver consistently strong financial results," Kane said.
"His collaborative leadership style makes him the right person to take our organization to the next level."