While at Cooper, Mr. Cole served as plant manager of the company's Texarkana facility and vice president of global operations. He previously held roles at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Mike Calabro, the former Cooper North America Supply Chain executive director, has been named vice president, Goodyear Americas Supply Chain. Before joining Cooper, Mr. Calabro held several supply chain, manufacturing, operations and sales roles at the Whirlpool Corp. and Mueller Industries.
Meanwhile, Steve Pauly, vice president of Goodyear Americas Operations, and Bill Gaudet, vice president of Goodyear Americas Supply Chain, said they will retire in 2022.
Messrs. Cole and Calabro will collaborate with their predecessors throughout the extended transition period, Goodyear said, in order to define 2022 plans and develop an integrated structure for Goodyear's combined manufacturing and supply chain organization.