FINDLAY, Ohio (Nov. 22, 2004) — Marcus A. Hancock has been named manager of sport-utility vehicle/light truck tire development for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Mr. Hancock's responsibilities include managing and leading the development of new SUV and light truck products for the Findlay-based tire maker's North American market.
A native of England, Mr. Hancock joined Cooper-Avon Tyres in Melksham, England, in 1989 as a technical assistant in tire design and development. The company said he also has worked as design engineer and senior design engineer at Cooper-Avon, and as senior development engineer of performance tires at Cooper's Findlay tire plant.
He holds a degree in polymer science and engineering from Brunel University in London, England, and a master's in business administration from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.