Akron, Ohio -- Goodyear has named Joe Ruocco senior vice president of human resources (HR), replacing Kathy Geier, who is retiring after 30 years with the company.
Ruocco's appointment is effective from 1 Aug. He is a 23-year veteran with General Electric Co. and will be responsible for providing strategic direction and business leadership for Goodyear's global human resources operations.
Ruocco, 48, also will serve as a member of GoodyearÂ´s core leadership team, reporting directly to Goodyear Chairman and CEO Robert Keegan.
Ruocco holds a bachelor's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University, and an MBA from Syracuse University.
From Tire Business (A Crain publication)
Press release from Goodyear