Former Pirelli Tire CEO Francesco Gori has been appointed an additional, non-independent company director of Apollo Tyres’ management board, Tyres & Accessories reports. Gori joined Apollo Tyres as advisor of strategy in Oct. 2015.
Apollo Tyres made the decision during the company’s board meeting on Feb. 9. The company also appointed Vinod Rai, former comptroller and auditor general of India, as an additional, independent director, and changed Robert Steinmetz’s role as independent director to non-executive, non-independent director.
In his new role with Apollo, Gori will support the company’s international growth and development of new markets.
Gori has roughly 33 years of industry experience and served as CEO from 2006-2012.