RICHARD J. KRAMER
CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT
President, Asia Pacific
President, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Technology
Senior Vice President, Global Communications
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer
DAVID L. BIALOSKY
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Goodyear was founded in the year 1898. The company has been operational for more than 120 years now. The founder of the company was Frank Seiberling. The name of the company was named after the person who had invented vulcanised rubber, known as Charles Goodyear. The company started its operations by selling only bicycle and carriage tires only. In the year 1901, the company had provided the car manufacturer, Ford, with its racing tires. Then in the year 1908, all the Ford Model T started to feature Goodyear tires only.
In the year 1925, the first Goodyear Blimp was launched. By the year 1926, the company was already the largest rubber company in the world. The following year, the company becomes a limited public entity as well. In the year 1944, the company also opened a subsidiary as well, known as the Goodyear Oxo, in the country of Mexico. Then in the year 1986, the company had completed an enormous buyback of its own shares, in order to stop a hostile takeover by James Goldsmith. In the year 1991, a vast company restructuring took place as well. The farm tire business of the company was taken over by Titan Tire, in 2005. The company was also recognised as one of the most respected companies in the world, as of the year 2008. The company, in the year 2011, again partnered with Zeppelin as well. As of the year 2018, the company had collaborated with Bridgestone, in order to create Tire Hub - a joint venture of wholesale distribution network. The headquarters of the company is situated in 200 Innovation Way. The name of the place is Akron, while the name of the state is Ohio, USA. The pin code of the area is 44316.
Goodyear is an American company that specialises in the designing, manufacturing distribution of various kinds of industrial rubber and automobile tires as well. The current CEO, president and also the chairman of the company are Richard J Kramer. As of the year 2017, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $15.3 billion. Also, the number of employees currently working at the company, as of the year 2017 as well, is more than 64,000. The company is one of the top tire manufacturers in the world, besides Bridgestone, Michelin and also Continental.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to purchase various kinds of automobile tires, manufactured and designed by the company itself. The company makes tires for motorcycles, aeroplanes, SUVs, race cars farm equipment and also other heavy earth-mover types of machinery as well.
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