FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. appointed August Finet director of manufacturing for Cooper-Standard Automotive Fluid Systems Division, and Todd F. Wilson project manager of technical systems for its tire division.
Finet joined Cooper in 1983 as a management trainee at the firm´s Auburn, Ind., manufacturing plant. He held various positions at that location and in 1995 was named plant manager for the Mount Sterling, Ken., hose factory.
Wilson´s new duties include managing Cooper´s technical systems department and developing applications for the product and materials development, tire testing, Tall Timbers and corporate and other engineering units of the firm. He began with Cooper in 1989 as a corporate CAD coordinator and has served in several information systems and CAD capacities at Cooper.