NOVI, Mich.—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Gus Finet and Hugh Eckerich vice presidents in the Cooper-Standard Automotive North American Sealing Systems Division.
Finet is vice president of operations for the division. He joined the firm in 1983, and 12 years later was promoted to plant manger of the Mount Sterling, Ky., factory. His most recent position was manufacturing director for North American fluid systems.
Eckerich is vice president of launches for the division. He came to Cooper in 1967 as a tool and die maker at the Georgetown, Ontario, facility, and advanced through many posts, including maintenance foreman, tooling engineer, chief engineer and eventually director of sealing systems operations.
Eckerich´s last position was vice president of operations for North American sealing.