BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (January 22, 2024) – TBC Corporation (“TBC”), a leader in the
mobility industry and one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive
replacement tires through wholesale and franchise operations, has appointed
Chris Stearman to the newly-created role of Chief Supply Chain Officer.
Stearman will lead TBC’s end-to-end global supply chain operations, including
supply chain strategy, planning, purchasing and procurement, manufacturing,
distribution, innovation, and logistics for the company.
an accomplished supply chain leader with more than 20 years of industry
experience, Stearman most recently served as Vice President, Supply Chain
Operations Leader for Tyson Foods. Prior to joining Tyson, he held senior
leadership roles at Revlon, Beam Suntory and Avon.
is focused on our ongoing evolution, and strengthening our planning,
purchasing, inventory management and distribution and supply-chain-as-a-service
solutions,” said Sam Kato, TBC President and CEO. “With expertise extending to
various facets of the global supply chain, encompassing planning, inventory
management, logistics, and more specifically purchasing, Chris is perfectly
positioned to contribute to TBC’s ongoing evolution and drive the company’s
supply chain forward.”
will be based at TBC’s corporate headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He
has a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida,
and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University.
Corporation (TBC) is one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive
replacement tires through wholesale and franchise operations. TBC serves
wholesale customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico through TBC Brands,
NTW, TBC International, and TBC de Mexico. Additionally, TBC responds to the
needs of consumers in search of total car care at approximately 2,400
franchised tire and automotive service centers under the Big O Tires® and
Midas® brands. For more information, visit tbccorp.com.