AKRON (May 16)—Richard P. Adante, vice president of materials management for Goodyear´s North American Tire division and an elected officer of the company, has announced his retirement effective June 1. Adante has worked for the tire maker for 34 years and was instrumental in the implementation of the North American Tire region´s logistics center rationalization. ``The excellent work that he directed on the recent product supply initiatives was critical to the future success of our business,´´ said Bill Sharp, president of North American Tire. No successor to Adante has been selected yet, Goodyear reported.
Goodyear exec to retire
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