Goodyear names new PR chief

Feb. 26, 2002

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named Robert O' Leary its new senior vice president of global communications.

O'Leary, who replaces the retired John Perduyn, will report directly to Goodyear Chairman and CEO Sam Gibara.

He will be responsible for developing and executing public relations strategies on a worldwide basis.

O'Leary has held top PR positions with Mobil Corp., Bacardi Ltd., IBM and other large companies.