FINDLAY, Ohio (Feb. 10, 2016) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s board of directors has named Susan F. Davis a company director, effective immediately.
Ms. Davis is executive vice president of the Asia-Pacific Region for Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industrial firm with customers in more than 150 countries. She is based in Shanghai, China, where she is the lead company officer in the region, representing all operating units in China and throughout Asia-Pacific. Ms. Davis also is responsible for planning, organizing and mobilizing talent for a second Johnson Controls corporate headquarters in Shanghai scheduled to be opened in 2017.
For more than three decades, she has served in positions of increasing responsibility within Johnson Controls, according to Cooper. Ms. Davis was named vice president of organizational development in 1993, then the following year was appointed corporate vice president of human resources, and was named executive vice president of human resources in 2005. She joined the company in 1985 following its acquisition of Hoover Universal, where she began her career in 1983 as a strategic planner for the automotive seating and plastics machinery business.