AKRON (March 31, 2004) — Goodyear Chairman and CEO Robert Keegan has been elected to Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.'s board of directors, the tire maker said.
Mr. Keegan, 56, has been Goodyear's chairman since July 2003. He was named CEO in January 2003 and president in October 2000. Goodyear and Kobe, Japan-based Sumitomo have six joint venture businesses in North America, Europe and Japan. Each company also holds common stock in the other.