Goodyear gets new exec for North American OE biz

AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear Tire & Rubber has hired Johann Finkelmeier as North American division vice-president and general manager of OE tires.

Finkelmeier has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, serving most recently at Akebono North America as executive vice-president of global strategy and business development.

Prior to that, Finkelmeier was president of ThyssenKrupp Steel North America in Detroit.

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