Cooper promotes Anderson to director
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has promoted Brian Anderson to director of financial planning and analysis. He succeeds Craig Durliat, who recently became director of credit for Cooper's North American Tire Organization.
In his new role, Anderson will:
* coordinate and consolidate global business plans;
* create financial plans for the North American Tire Operations;
* partner with the marketing and pricing departments 'to ensure strong customer relationships," according to the company; and
* will oversee commercial analysis by working closely with sourcing, purchasing and manufacturing in all regions.
Anderson, who joined Cooper in 2009, most recently served as financial accounting manager for North American Tire Operations and for global consolidations. Prior to joining Cooper, he worked as operations accounting manager at Calphalon Corp., a division of Newell Rubbermaid.