Cooper names financial directors

Nov. 15, 2005

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Kerry Barnett director of financial planning and commercial analysis and Gary Schroeder director of credit.

Barnett will responsible for developing annual plans, monthly updates and forecasts for Cooper’s North America Tire operations, as well as the consolidation of the operating plans for Cooper-Avon and the company’s Asian operations.

Barnett also will oversee all customer accounting and customer profitability reporting, commercial analyses and other financially related sales and marketing activities.

She joined Cooper in 2001.

Schroeder will be responsible for planning, organizing and controlling the credit and accounts receivable functions for Cooper's North American and international markets.

He joined Cooper in 2002 as the global director of cost and reporting and most recently served as its director of financial planning and analysis.