AKRON—Goodyear has named Joe Burke as vice president, North America commercial business, succeeding Dave Beasley in the role.
Burke will report to Steve McClellan, president, Goodyear Americas.
"Joe is a proven leader and has delivered strong results in both our Global Aviation and North America commercial businesses," McClellan said. "He has a deep knowledge of the commercial tire and service industry, having previously led commercial sales and original equipment account teams and being instrumental in bringing Goodyear's fleet solutions to the market."
Beasley is retiring after nearly 40 years with the tire manufacturer.
"We are incredibly grateful to Dave for his leadership and contributions to Goodyear over the past four decades and wish him the very best in his next chapter," McClellan said.
Burke has been with Goodyear for eight years, most recently working as general manager of Goodyear's Global Aviation business. He also has workeed for OEConnection, Lincare Holdings and Aerotek.
Goodyear is the fourth-largest tire maker in the world, employing about 74,000 people.
It has Innovation Centers in Akron and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, where the company works to develop state-of-the-art products and services.