Michelin has a new team for North America in 2018
Michelin Group has named Scott Clark as the next chairman and president of Michelin North America from January 1, 2018. Joanie Martin also has been named as the chief administrative officer, a newly created post in the Company. Clark will be responsible for all key customer-facing functions of the Company, including sales and marketing for North America (the United States and Canada), as well as quality, technical and supply chain units.
“Scott has represented the voice of Michelin customers with dependable passion in our organization for more than 20 years. Scott is well equipped to lead Michelin North America, especially as we transition next year to a new organizational structure,” said Jean-Dominique Senard, CEO of Michelin Group.
Clark has been serving as executive vice president of Michelin North America and chief operating officer of its passenger- and light-truck tire unit spanning the United States, Canada and Mexico since 2007. Previously, he served from 2005 to 2007 as senior vice president of Michelin’s heavy-truck tire unit in Asia. He has 21 years of experience with Michelin. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Washington University.
A 21-year veteran of Michelin North America, Joanie Martin served as the chief financial officer for the Company. Previously, he was financial director and controller for Michelin’s passenger- and light-truck tire business across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
“I am excited about the future for our Company as we refocus our business top to bottom on the relationships that matter most — those with our customers. We want to deliver a customer experience that is as differentiated and satisfying as the quality and performance of Michelin products,” said Scott Clark.