Jan 22

TRAC’s Barry Yutronkie to Retire After More Than 40 Years in the Tire Industry

Etobicoke, Ontario; Jan 22, 2024—Tire and Rubber Association of Canada’s (TRAC; https://tracanada.ca) Director of Operations Barry Yutronkie announces retirement after more than 40 years in the industry.

Mr. Yutronkie, the current Director of Operations at TRAC, has announced his decision to step down and retire at the end of June 2024. During this transitional period, he will remain actively engaged in his current role, and assist the Association’s leadership team in identifying a suitable successor for the vacant position and assure a seamless transition and continued success of the Association.

TRAC is initiating the search for a new Director of Operations. Those interested in applying for the position can review the position requirements here and on TRAC website. Inquiries and applications should be directed to [email protected].

“I have had the privilege of serving as TRAC’s Director of Operations for the past eight years and I believe we have accomplished much together, though there is always more to do. On a personal note, working for TRAC and our industry has been a rewarding experience, and I thank TRAC’s Board, members, and the staff team, both past and present, for the opportunity to serve the tire industry,” says Yutronkie.

“Barry has been a fixture in the industry and an instrumental figure on many of the key files the Association has been working on for several years including our monthly tire industry data, our Tire Technical and Statistical Committees, building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders including Government of Canada, ISO, USTMA and more,” says Carol Hochu.

“On behalf of all TRAC’s members, thank you Barry for your many years of service and dedication, and best wishes for much health and happiness as you head into retirement – congratulations!”

About TRAC:

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (https://tracanada.ca/) is the national trade association representing tire makers, rubber products manufacturers and importers as well as rubber recyclers and suppliers of goods and services related to the industry. TRAC helps shape public policy that supports tire and rubber industry innovation, performance, safety, and sustainability including end-of-life tire management.

SOURCE: Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC)

CONTACT: [email protected]

Tire and Rubber Association of Canada

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Etobicoke, ON M9C 5K6