SC Launch Inc. Chairman Board of Directors
Peter Dunphy was appointed director of Finance and Distribution development for the Michelin Commercial Services Network in January of 2021. This network sells nearly $3 billion in truck tire products and services in the US and Canada. Mr. Dunphy advises and supports on issues of M&A, financial performance, operations management, and business development. In addition to these duties, Mr. Dunphy was appointed the president of Michelin Retread Technologies and the Oliver Rubber company.
Mr. Dunphy received a BS in Ocean Engineering from the US Naval Academy in 1988, a MS degree in Strategic Intelligence from the Defense Intelligence College in 1993, and an MBA from Michigan State University in 2001.
Mr. Dunphy spent over 8 years on active duty as a Naval Aviator and Naval Intelligence Officer serving as part of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and as a liaison to the National Security Agency.
Mr. Dunphy joined Michelin as a Project Manager in the Original Equipment Division in Detroit Michigan in 1997. Following work as the GM account manager, Mr. Dunphy moved to the North American finance department and served in various finance positions, including Treasurer from 2007-2015. Following service as the Treasurer, Mr. Dunphy was appointed as the Financial Director for Michelin Americas Truck Tires. In this capacity, Mr. Dunphy had responsibility for financial control, reporting and forecasting for Michelin’s US, Canadian, and Mexican truck tire operations. This division has four manufacturing facilities, nearly 3000 employees, and annual sales in excess of $2B USD. In January of 2018, Mr. Dunphy was appointed VP of Finance and CFO for Global Services and Solutions. In this role, Mr. Dunphy is responsible for forecasting, controlling, budgeting, capital investments, and M&A for four distinct business lines as well as two regional technology development hubs. Businesses spanned more than 20 countries and employ more than 1100.
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle. Michelin North America, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, employs over 22,650 people in 20 plants, located across three countries. Our North American sites produce every type of tire, including tires for earthmovers, airplanes and vehicles worldwide. North American sales across our three Brands (Michelin, BFGoodrich, and Uniroyal) were in excess of $9B in 2017.