The Parts Alliance has appointed chief financial officer Neil Croxson president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. He succeeds Peter Sephton, who is retiring after ensuring an orderly transition over a three-month period.
On 30 January Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has appointed has promoted Brad Hughes into the newly created position of senior vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. In this role, Hughes has responsibility for Cooper’s worldwide operations throughout North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. He has been with the company for five years, beginning in 2009 as chief financial officer. In July 2014, he was appointed to lead the company’s International segment as president—International Tire Operations.