Goodyear will release first-quarter 2002 results on April 24

April 5, 2002

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will announce its first-quarter financial results on Wednesday, Apr. 24. An investor conference call at 10:30 a.m. EST will follow.

Participating in the conference call will be the following Goodyear executives:

* Sam Gibara, chairman and CEO.

* Robert Keegan, president and COO.

* Robert Tieken, executive vice president and CFO.

* Stephanie Bergeron, senior vice president of corporate financial operations and treasurer.

Shareholders and other interested parties may access the conference call on the Internet at, or by telephone by calling (706) 634-5954 before 10:25 a.m.

A taped replay of the conference call will be available at 2 p.m. EST that day by calling (706) 645-9291 and entering access code 3523114.