Peter D. Gibbons brings more than 20 years of international experience in leading manufacturing and supply chain efforts for consumer and specialty chemical businesses to his role on the CP Kelco Management Board. He currently serves as the CEO of TireHub, a joint venture between Bridgestone and Goodyear. As CEO, Gibbons is focused on positioning TireHub as the leading tire distributor in the United States.
In his previous role as Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer for Mattel, Inc., Gibbons was responsible for product supply across all Mattel brands. He had also been in charge of planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics, vendor operations, product integrity, sustainability and corporate responsibility. Gibbons was with the world’s largest toy company from April 2013 through January 2018.
Prior to joining Mattel, Gibbons was Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations for Starbucks. He joined the company in 2007 and was responsible for all of the products that contribute to the Starbucks experience—at every Starbucks around the world.
Gibbons also worked at the executive leadership level in Europe, Latin America and North America at ICI, a global chemical company. From 1989 to 2007, he took on roles of increasing responsibility at ICI’s architectural and industrial paints business, where he drove improvements in manufacturing, production, operations, logistics, purchasing and supply chain.
Gibbons joined ICI Synthetic Fibers after graduating college and then went on the Scottish Development Agency, based in Glasgow, UK, where he spent three years developing programs to assist engineering and manufacturing companies.
Gibbons has an MBA from Strathclyde University in Glasgow and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Edinburgh.