AKRON (Oct. 25, 2002)—Walt Weller, a former president and managing director of Bridgestone/Firestone de Mexico, has joined Goodyear as marketing director, commercial tire systems.
In his new position with Goodyear, which took effect Oct. 21, Mr. Weller is responsible for commercial marketing programs in both the original equipment and replacement tire business. He will report to Ted Fick, vice president, commercial tire systems.
Prior to his post in Mexico, Mr. Weller was vice president, commercial truck tires for Bridgestone/Firestone.
At Goodyear, the following managers will report to Mr. Weller: Larry Tucker, marketing manager, replacement tires; Jeff Row, marketing manager, OE tires; and Steven Miller, manager, FleetLease.