RMA Promotes Five

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WASHINGTON, D.C.October 16, 2007 - The Rubber Manufacturers Association today announced promotions for five staff persons.

Tracey Norberg is promoted to senior vice president, environment and resource recovery and deputy general counsel. Ms. Norberg has been at RMA since 1997. Her responsibilities include management and oversight of the organization’s policy efforts on tire rolling resistance, scrap tire management and other environmental issues.

Daniel Zielinski is promoted to senior vice president, public affairs. Mr. Zielinski started at RMA in 2000. He serves as RMA’s federal legislative lobbyist, supervises the association’s government affairs and media relations efforts and oversees RMA’s Be Tire Smart – Play Your PART tire care education program.

Michael Blumenthal is promoted to vice president, environment and resource recovery. He has been at RMA since 1990 and manages RMA’s efforts on scrap tire issues. In particular, Mr. Blumenthal is active in market development efforts, initiates and implements educational conferences for industry and government participants and provides technical expertise for legislative and regulatory issues and programs.

Christian Gullott is promoted to vice president, state government affairs. Mr. Gullott joined RMA in 2005 and is responsible for RMA’s state executive branch and legislative advocacy efforts.

Daniel Mustico is promoted to vice president, Elastomer Products Group (EPG). Mr. Mustico has been at RMA since 1989. Mr. Mustico is responsible for the membership and programs of EPG, which represents manufacturers of elastomeric engineered products (non-tire) and their suppliers.

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The Rubber Manufacturers Association is the national trade association for the rubber products industry. Its members include companies that manufacture various rubber products, including tires, hoses, belts, seals, molded goods, and other finished rubber products. RMA members employ over 120,000 workers and account for more than $21 billion in annual sales.