Christina Zamarro has been named vice president of investor relations for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. She will report to Laura Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Zamarro has been assistant treasurer, capital markets and risk management since 2010 with responsibility for the company's global capital markets, creditor relations, risk management and pension asset management activities. She joined Goodyear in 2007 as treasury manager, financial strategy, and later became director, financial strategy.
"Christina combines a deep knowledge of the Goodyear business and the tire industry along with an in-depth understanding of the financial markets and strong leadership and communications skills,” says Thompson.
"We also thank Tom Kaczynski, who provided leadership for both the treasury and investor relations functions since the beginning of the year. Tom will continue leading our treasury team and providing strong focus for our treasury activities," says Thompson.
Prior to joining Goodyear, Zamarro spent nine years with Ford Motor Co. in a variety of treasury and financial roles. She began her career at Ford in financial planning and analysis roles within the manufacturing and financial services groups. She later joined Ford’s treasury organization and held several positions of increasing responsibility in areas including capital markets, interest rate derivatives and foreign exchange management.
For more information about Goodyear, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.