FINDLAY, Ohio-Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Philip G. Weaver to vice president and chief financial officer, replacing J. Alec Reinhardt, who retired in February. Mr. Weaver currently serves as vice president and controller of Cooper's tire operations. He recently assumed his new responsibilities.
Mr. Weaver joined Cooper in 1990 as tire division controller and was named vice president of the tire division in 1994.
Previously, he served as a principal and senior manager at Ernst & Young and its predecessor firm, Arthur Young & Co.
Mr. Reinhardt joined the tire maker in 1976 as general counsel and was named chief financial officer and a director in 1983. He was elected an executive vice president in 1991.