Akron, 3 October--Goodyear Tire and Rubber has announced that Pierre Cohade will take over from Hugh Pace as head of Goodyear's Asia-Pacific region with immediate effect.
Cohade has spent the majority of his career in international positions with Eastman Kodak, but his most recent position was executive vice president of the worldwide water and beverage division of global leader Groupe Danone.
Goodyear's chief executive, Robert Keegan said, "Obviously I know Pierre well from our previous experiences together and am confident that he will be the strong leader we need in this key role to succeed Hugh Pace."
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