CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — Andrew Mutch of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. and Kim Rolfe of Continental Tire Canada Inc. have been appointed to the board of directors of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC).
The pair will complete the terms of Antoine Sautenet of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. and Matt Livigni of Continental Tire Canada Inc., who resigned from the board after being promoted to new positions outside of Canada.
In addition, Pam Scarrow of Bridgestone Canada Inc., Chris Figel of AirBoss and Rolfe have been named first vice chair, second vice-chair and treasurer, respectively.
TRAC Chairman Paul Downey, president and CEO of Pliteq Inc., said Sautenet and Livigni have served the organization "with distinction. We are grateful for their leadership and dedication and wish them both well in their new roles in France and South Africa, respectively."
Downey also welcomed Mutch and Rolfe to the board.
"We look forward to their expertise and support in advancing TRAC's mission, vision and strategic priorities," he said.
Mutch, president of Michelin's Canadian operations, has more than 30 years of experience working at all three of Michelin's factories in Nova Scotia as well as facilities in Oklahoma, and South Carolina. He has held roles in industrial engineering, manufacturing management, human resources and strategic planning and investments.
Rolfe, controller and assistant treasurer of Continental Tire Canada, has worked in various positions in the U.S., Germany, and Canada during a 27-year career. Rolfe has held roles in auditing, corporate accounting, plant and sales office controlling .
Other board members are: Dean Pearson, Cabot Canada Ltd.; Keshav Das, BKT Tires (Canada) Inc.; Maureen Kline, Pirelli Tire Inc.; and Paul Christou, Goodyear Canada Inc.