AKRON (Oct. 30, 2003) — Goodyear has named Brent Copeland president and chief operating officer of its Wingfoot Commercial Systems operation.
Mr. Copeland replaces Stephen McClellan, who recently was named vice president of Goodyear North American Tire's commercial tire systems. Mr. McClellan in turn replaced Ted Fick, who left his post in September to pursue other interests.
Most recently, Mr. Copeland served as vice president, sales and marketing for Wingfoot. He transferred to the Fort Smith, Ark.-based operation in 2000 as vice president, operations after working in various leadership roles at Goodyear. He joined the tire maker in 1972 as a production associate in Union City, Tenn.