Alexis Garcin has joined Michelin Group in Greenville, S.C. as the new chairman and president of Michelin North America — the tire giant that employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada.
“Alexis brings an interpersonal style and a leadership approach that directly reflect the Group’s core values,” said Florent Menegaux, CEO of Michelin Group.
Garcin has served in various leadership roles in marketing, sales, distribution and other commercial functions for units in Europe and at the global level for the last 17 years.
As chairman and president, Garcin will be responsible for all key customer-facing functions of Michelin North America, including sales and marketing, quality, technical development and supply chain units.
“This is an exciting opportunity to work with our team in the North American region to better serve our customers and drive the business forward,” Garcin said.
Concurrent with this Michelin appointment, Garcin also joins the board of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).