Goodyear appoints new VP
Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co has appointed Peter Rapin as vice president and treasurer, reporting to Laura Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Rapin most recently served as vice president, treasury and tax for TRW Automotive (now part of ZF Friedrichshafen AG), said Goodyear in an announcement on 20 Aug.
Prior to joining TRW in 2003, Rapin spent eight years with Engelhard Corp, a speciality chemical company, where he served as treasurer from 1998 to 2003 and assistant treasurer from 1995 to 1998.
He holds a BSc in finance and an MBA from Duquesne University.
Rapin will succeed Thomas Kaczynski who has served as Goodyear’s treasurer since January 2014. Kaczynski is leaving the company for another opportunity, effective 28 Aug.