Bowie, Maryland – David Zielasko, former publisher of European Rubber Journal, has joined the US Tire Industry Association as vice president of marketing and communications.
In his new role, Zielasko will be responsible for coordinating TIA's communications activities and promoting the association's tire safety and political lobbying efforts, the association said in a news release.
Zielasko will also help with membership recruitment and promotion of TIA's activities.
Zielasko, a recipient of TIA's Ed Wagner leadership award, spent nearly 35 years reporting on the tire industry at Crain Communications Inc., retiring as a company vice president.
Besides his role at ERJ, he also served as publisher of Tire Business and Rubber & Plastics News.