AKRON (April 6)—Goodyear has hired a former Tenneco Automotive Inc./Clevite Elastomers engineer with "extensive background in automotive ride control, vehicle dynamics and instrumentation and suspension systems" to head its Vehicle Systems Group. Stephen Roth joins Goodyear as director, vehicle systems, responsible for a business unit formed last year to coordinate integration of the firm´s tires and engineered products businesses with outside partners, Goodyear said. Roth, a 1986 mechanical engineering graduate of Purdue University, has been with Tenneco since 1996, when it bought Clevite Elastomers, where he had worked for 10 years prior to that.
Goodyear taps former Tenneco exec for Vehicle Systems Group
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