Richard Bender has been named president of the Tire Dealers Association of Canada.
According to a release from the association, Bender has enjoyed a long career of some 50 years within the Canadian tire industry. His current position is vice president business operations for Tire Discounter Group Inc.
“We are delighted Richard has accepted this appointment,” said TDAC executive director Bob Bignell. “We look forward to working with him on a number of various issues which directly impact our industry.”
TDAC’s primary mandate is maintaining a strong liaison with provincial tire associations across Canada. The association will host a national trade show and convention in Toronto in September 2018.