Goodyear names Copeland to senior VP post

Nov. 8, 2004

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Joseph Copeland its senior vice president of business development, strategy and restructuring.

The appointment combines the business development responsibilities of Rick Navarro and the strategic and restructuring initiatives previously led by Goodyear CFO Richard Kramer.

Goodyear has assigned Navarro to special strategic projects.

Copeland most recently served as director of finance for Goodyear´s Engineered Products and Chemical divisions. He has been with Goodyear since 2000.