Goodyear Wants Noechel to Drive Transformation and Efficiency

May 18, 2016

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is promoting two of its financial experts, effective June 1, 2016.

Evan Scocos has been named vice president and controller. He succeeds Richard Noechel, who will take on a newly created position, senior vice president of business transformation.

Noechel has served as vice president and controller since 2011. In his new position, a company spokesman said he will lead the company's efforts "to drive efficiency throughout the business." He will report to Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer.

Noechel joined Goodyear in 2004 as vice president, assistant controller and has served in a number of key finance roles of increasingly responsibility at the corporate, region, and country levels. He served as chief financial officer of the company’s South Pacific tire subsidiary during a period of significant restructuring from 2006 to 2008, and as vice president of finance for Goodyear’s North America tire business from 2008-2011.

Scocos joined Goodyear in 2004 serving as manager of corporate accounting and later, director of corporate accounting. He was controller of North American Tire from May 2007 to April 2013 and vice president and assistant controller from May 2013 to March 2014. He has been vice president and general auditor since March 2014.