Dunlop Organizational Changes

January 17, 2007 8:07am

Buffalo, NY -- Dunlop Motorcycle Tires is pleased to announce the following Motorcycle and ATV Team organizational changes, effective immediately.

Steve Yanacek has been appointed to Product & Marketing Manager. Yanacek will focus on managing Goodyear/Dunlop’s Off-road and ATV products as well as selected projects as needed. Mike Manning, Motorcycle Product and Marketing Manager, will continue in his current role and focus on all remaining product ranges.  Contact information: Steve Yanacek, (716) 639-5226,; Mike Manning, (716) 639-5397,

Fred Hassen has been appointed OE Account Executive. Hassen will be responsible for Harley Davidson and Victory as well as certain other smaller OEM business.  Contact information: Fred Hassen, (716) 639-5494,

Mike Capizzi has been appointed to Regional Sales Manager effective immediately. Capizzi will be responsible for Distributor and Dealer sales in the Eastern Region of the U.S. Contact information: Mike Capizzi, (716) 639-5504,

“These changes have been made to address business requirements in each specific area and support our primary goal of strengthening our product and marketing capabilities as our business continues to grow,” said Motorcycle Vice President Mike Buckley. “Please join me in congratulating each of these individuals on their new assignments.”