AKRON (July 24)—Tim Toppen, former head of Goodyear Chemical, has been named president of Goodyear Engineered Products, replacing the late Tave Mallamaci. Mallamaci, who had been president of the Engineered Products unit since August 2000, passed away July 15 of an apparent heart attack. He was 58. Toppen, a 23-year Goodyear veteran, was president of Goodyear Chemical since August 2000. Jonathan Rich, Goodyear director of chemical research and development, will replace Toppen as president of Goodyear Chemical. Both appointments were effective July 24. A replacement for Rich's former position will be announced at a later date, Goodyear said.