When he took over as chairman and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America, Mauro Pessi was certainly no stranger to the tiremaker or its parent, Pirelli Tyre. After a year as CEO of Italian brake component maker Brembo, Pessi, 43, returned to his roots when he became head of Pirelli’s North American operations. Tire Review interviewed Pessi at PTNA’s new offices near Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan.
Executive Interview with Bill Caldwell, VP of Sales and Marketing for Continental Tire the Americas, Passenger and Light Truck Tire Unit
New VP sees numerous opportunities for Continental to score.
Little noted in the run-up to the holidays was the Dec. 14 passing of Sol Price, 93, a man described as a “business visionary.” Certainly he changed the face of retailing — particularly tire retailing.