FINDLAY, Ohio (Aug. 15, 2006) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Julian Baldwin vice president of its European operations and managing director for Cooper Europe.
Mr. Baldwin will oversee the firm's sales, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain and finance activities in Europe, Cooper said. He replaces outgoing Vice President Ron Shield, who is retiring.
Mr. Baldwin joined Cooper's Avon Tyres unit in England as a business development manager in 1993. He most recently served as marketing and motorsports director.