Goodyear elects Zimmerman to board of directors

June 5, 2001

James M. Zimmerman has been elected to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s board of directors, replacing Katherine G. Farley, who has resigned.

Zimmerman is chairman and CEO of Federated Department Stores Inc. with more than 400 stores nationwide including Bloomingdale's, Lazarus and Macy's. He also has been a member of Federated's board of directors since 1988 and serves on the board of directors of The Chubb Corp. and the H.J. Heinz Co.

Farley is senior managing director of Tishman Speyer Properties Inc. and had been a board member since 1998.