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Akron, Ohio -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Richard Noechel as vice president and corporate controller, replacing Thomas Connell, who in turn was named vice president and chief information officer.
Noechel, who has been chief financial officer of Goodyear's South Pacific tyre subsidiary in Australia since 2006, began his career with Goodyear in 2004, serving as assistant controller at the company's corporate headquarters in Akron.
â€œDuring Rick's tenure at Goodyear and, prior to that, with Kmart, he demonstrated strong leadership and proficiency in controllership skills and a keen eye for financial details and analysis. He will be a great asset to the company in the corporate controller position,â€ said Goodyear's chief financial officer Mark Schmitz, in a 27 Feb statement.
Connell, who has been vice president and controller for Goodyear since 2003 will lead the company's IT group â€œto a new level of collaboration with the business units on real-world, information-based technology solutions to demand planning, supply chain implementation and other areas,â€ Schmitz said.
Connell replaces Stephanie Wernet, who has been chief information officer since 2003. An announcement regarding Wernet's new assignment will be forthcoming, said Goodyear.
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Press release from Goodyear