From Tire Review
Pirelli Tyre continued to juggle its North American operations this week with three more executive appointments.
Pirelli appointed Mattia Bussacchini as general manager of its Canadian operations for Pirelli Tire North America. Bussacchini will continue to support Pirelli’s factory project in Mexico in addition to his new role, and he will report to Matteo Battaini, the recently named president and CEO of Pirelli’s NAFTA Region.
Rafael Navarro III was promoted to the new post of vice president of communications and media relations. In his new position, Navarro is responsible for all internal and external communications for Pirelli in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and will work closely with the marketing and motorsports departments in all three countries.
Marco Zambianchi, who joined PTNA at the beginning of 2011, has been promoted to vice president of marketing operations, planning and key accounts, and will oversee OE pricing, product and demand planning for the NAFTA Region.