By TT News| Oct 14, 2021

USTMA Elects Paolo Ferrari As New Board Chair

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has elected Paolo Ferrari, President and CEO of Bridgestone Americas, as chairman of the board of directors for a two-year term starting 7th October 2021.

Ferrari, who was elected during the association’s board meeting on 6th October 2021, will succeed Stephen R McClellan, President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Americas business unit, who has served as USTMA’s board chair since 2018.

Anne Forristall Luke, President and CEO, USTMA, said, “Paolo’s election as board chair reflects his commitment to ensuring thought leadership, innovation and the sustainable growth of the US tyre manufacturing industry. Paolo’s global perspective and experience at the helm of one of the world’s largest tyre companies will help us capitalise on unprecedented opportunities to transform the industry while navigating the challenges of a post-COVID economic recovery and addressing environmental impacts of our products.” (TT)


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