First Friday Leadership Series
Presented by Clemson MBA Programs and The Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Pete Selleck, Chairman and President, Michelin North America, Inc.
Join Clemson MBA Programs and the The Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership on the first Friday of December for speaker Pete Selleck at 5 p.m. followed by a networking reception at 6 p.m.
Please bring non-perishable food items to First Friday to be donated to United Ministries.
Pete Selleck became chairman and president of Michelin North America in October 2011. He is responsible for the coordination of all operations of the Michelin Group in North America, consisting of 18 major manufacturing facilities, 22,200 employees and annual revenues of $8.2 billion. Selleck holds degrees from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering and applied sciences, and Clemson University, where he earned an MBA. He began his career as an Army officer in the 4th Infantry Division, where he served as a platoon leader and a company commander, then, subsequently, served more than 20 years in the Army Reserves. During Selleck’s 30-year career with Michelin, he has held various positions within the company, ranging from plant manager of a passenger car and light-truck tire plant in Greenville, S.C., to vice president of Michelin Tire Manufacturing in the United States and Canada, and eventually serving as chief operating officer of Michelin Americas Small Tires. In 2003, Selleck moved to Europe, where he served as chief operating officer of the passenger car and light-truck tires replacement market. Before returning to North America, Selleck most recently served as president of Michelin’s worldwide truck tire business and was appointed to Michelin Group’s executive council.
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