AKRON—Goodyear has named Kathleen T. Geier, John G. Loulan and Darren R. Wells to senior executive posts.
Geier now is senior vice president of human resources. Loulan has become vice president of operations, manufacturing and supply chain for the North American Tire division, and Wells was named vice president and treasurer.
Geier previously served as director of human resources for Goodyear´s Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East region. She also held other human resources management positions in Akron and was plant manager at facilities in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, and Hannibal, Mo.
Loulan, most recently North American Tire´s vice president of tire manufacturing, started at Goodyear in 1968 as a management trainee and advanced through a number of manufacturing and management positions at the firm´s facilities in North America, Europe and Latin America. He also served as director of manufacturing in Latin America.
Wells spent 11 years with Ford Motor Co.—primarily working at the auto maker´s Australian operations and as a member of its corporate financial group—and two years as an assistant treasurer with an auto parts manufacturer.