Cooper promotes Zito to supply chain duty

Oct. 22, 2001

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named John A. Zito its new vice president of supply chain operations for Cooper Tire.

Zito will be responsible for logistics and operations planning, distribution operations and general traffic. He also will supervise Cooper's cycle-time reduction initiative, which involves cutting inventories to manage working capital and boosting manufacturing flexibility.

Zito joined Cooper in 1991 as director of credit. He was promoted to vice president and controller of the company's tire group in December 1998.