Pete Selleck Chairman & President, Michelin North America, Inc.

Pete Selleck is responsible for coordinating all activities of Michelin in North America. With more than $10 billion in sales and over 22,000 employees across Canada, Mexico and the United States, Michelin is the global leader in the tire industry, manufacturing tires for every type of vehicle including aircraft, automobiles, bicycles, motorcycles, earthmovers, farm equipment and trucks.

Selleck joined Michelin in 1982 and has served in manufacturing and general management positions in Greenville, S.C., and Clermont-Ferrand, France. The first half of his Michelin career was focused on engineering, quality, operational and leadership roles in North American manufacturing plants. Subsequently, he served as chief operating officer of the North American Passenger Car Tire Division, chief operating officer of the European Passenger Car Tire Division and president of the Global Truck Tire Division.

His extensive experience in manufacturing and in leading large operations in North America, Europe and globally gives him a unique perspective on the challenges and the opportunities facing manufacturing today.

He has served on the boards of Junior Achievement of Greenville, United Way of Greenville County, the Greenville Technical College Foundation and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the board of the Rubber Manufacturers’ Association and is its immediate past chairman. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the West Point Association of Graduates. He was recently was recognized among 100 CEO Leaders in STEM.

Selleck holds degrees from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a B.S. in engineering and applied sciences, and Clemson University, where he earned an M.B.A. He began his career as an Army officer in the 4th Infantry Division, where he served as a platoon leader and a company commander, and, subsequently, served more than 20 years in the Army Reserves.