AKRON (Oct. 25, 2002)—Goodyear has named Kevin Kramer vice president, original equipment sales, replacing Bryan Kinnamon, who has elected to retire after 33 years with the company.
Mr. Kramer, 43, most recently served as director of marketing, consumer tires. He joined Goodyear in 1983 and subsequently held marketing positions of increasing responsibility for the company's engineered products operations in both the U.S. and Singapore. He transferred into the North American Tire unit in 1999 as general business manager for the southern region in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mr. Kinnamon joined Goodyear in 1969 and held a variety of technical service, sales engineering and product management positions before being named vice president of OE tires in 1997.