AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2000 — Goodyear has named Nathaniel E. Leonard global director of e-commerce. He will report to Eric A. Berg, chief information officer and vice president of e-commerce.
Mr. Leonard, 36, will lead Goodyear´s efforts to develop and implement global e-commerce strategies as well as initiatives tailored for each of its strategic business units, the company said.
He formerly was president of Weldersmall.com LLC, where he was credited with introducing and expanding the first national welding industry website.
Prior to that, he was a business unit manager with Progressive Corp., vice president of sales and marketing at Bowthorpe PLC, director of marketing for Tremco Inc. and a special projects analyst for the Perrier Group of America.
A resident of Hudson, Ohio, Mr. Leonard earned a Master of Business
Administration degree from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in computer studies and economics from Northwestern University.