16:42 | 13.06.2018
TA Truck Service Announces New Leadership of the Commercial Tire Network
TravelCenters of America LLC (“TravelCenters”) (Nasdaq: TA) announced
tire industry veteran Robert Eck has joined TravelCenters as Vice
President, TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network. In his new role Mr.
Eck will provide leadership and oversight of daily operations, as well
as formulate strategic plans for future growth of TravelCenters’ tire
business including the newly acquired TA Commercial Tire Retread Center.
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Robert Eck, Vice President TravelCenters Of America Truck Service National Tire Network (Photo: Business Wire)
“We look forward to having Robert join our leadership team,” said Skip
McGary, Executive Vice President Commercial Operations of TravelCenters.
“I am confident that his leadership will help us continue to enhance the
level of service we provide our customers.”
Mr. Eck retired from The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, where he
worked from 1982 until 2017. Most recently, Mr. Eck held the position of
Vice President of Sales at Rice Tire. Mr. Eck brings 35 years of tire
industry leadership experience in operations and business development in
addition to mentoring a high performance sales team.
About TravelCenters of America LLCTravelCenters
of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA®
and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands. For more
information on TA and Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com.
About TA Truck Service®The
TA Truck Service network includes 244 truck service facilities with
1,090 repair bays, nearly 3,000 technicians with certifications in ASE
and TIA, a fleet of more than 2,600 RoadSquad® and third
party provider service trucks and over 143 OnSITE™ mobile maintenance
vehicles. TA Truck Service is an authorized Freightliner Trucks and
Western Star Trucks warranty provider. TA Truck Service is a division of
TravelCenters of America LLC. For more information about TA and TA Truck
Service, please visit www.ta-petro.com.
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