Goodyear Announces Executive Appointments

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Jon Bellissimo, Goodyear’s new Senior VP, Global Operations & Technology. (Photo: Goodyear)

Two senior leadership appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2019. 

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced that Jon Bellissimo, VP, Americas Product Development and head of Goodyear Chemical, will become Senior VP, Global Operations & Technology. Bellissimo will provide executive leadership for Goodyear’s Global Engineering; Quality; Procurement; Manufacturing and Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability; Sales & Operations Planning and Project Management functions.

In addition, Laura Duda, VP, Americas Communications, will become Senior VP, Global Communications and Chief Communications Officer, leading all aspects of Goodyear’s global communications, including media relations, associate communications, corporate reputation, philanthropy, community relations and the company’s fleet of world-famous airships.

“I am excited to welcome Jon and Laura to Goodyear’s senior leadership team,” said Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Richard J. Kramer. “They are proven leaders who will bring both innovative thinking and deep industry knowledge that will position Goodyear for the future.”

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