Findlay, Ohio - Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Thomas Capo the firm's 11th director, with a term set to expire in 2009.
Capo's appointment is effective immediately. He serves as chairman of car rental firm Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. and co-chairman of automotive supplier Microheat Inc. He also served as senior vice president and treasurer of DaimlerChrysler Corp. from 1998 to 2000 among other positions with the car company.
Meanwhile, Findlay-based Cooper also announced a dividend of 10.2 cents per share on its common stock, payable 28 Dec. to shareholders of record at the close of business Dec. 3.
From Tire Business (A Crain publication)