FINDLAY, OhioCooper Tire & Rubber Co. has hired Mark Chung, formerly with Yokohama Tire Corp. and Ford Motor Co., as vice president, strategy and business development for the Americas.
In his new role, Mr. Chung will lead the development and execution of Cooper's North and South America business strategy, spearheading business intelligence and business development and establishing processes to support the company's growth initiatives in North America.
He reports to Chris Ostrander, president of Coop-er's Americas Operations.
Mr. Chung brings nearly 15 years of automotive and industrial-related corporate strategy, marketing and sales experience to Cooper, including six years with Yokohama Tire, where he was director of strategic marketing, corporate strategy and product marketing, responsible for marketing and corporate strategic planning process.
Mark brings a wealth of experience in strategic business planning, as well as marketing and sales leadership to Cooper, Mr. Ostrander said.