Goodyear Hires VP of Strategy and Development

Aug. 19, 2021

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has hired Thad Ewald to serve as vice president of strategy and business development.

Ewald joins Goodyear from Cummins Inc., where he was vice president of corporate strategy and development. He was responsible for the development of the company’s global strategy as well as its growth office that invested in new technologies including products, services and digital business initiatives. He also led Cummins' efforts in joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures.

At Goodyear, Ewald will report to Darren Wells, executive vice president and chief financial officer. He joins the company Aug. 23.

“Thad brings significant expertise in strategy development that will help the leadership team at Goodyear drive our long-term strategy and pursue growth opportunities for both our traditional and emerging businesses,” said Wells.