Thomas Williams elected to Goodyear board

Updated May 16, 2019

Thomas L. Williams, chairman of the board and CEO, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, has been elected to the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

“We are pleased to welcome Tom to the Goodyear board of directors,” says Richard J. Kramer, Goodyear chairman, CEO and president.

“He is a proven chief executive with more than 30 years of international operations experience and particular expertise on complex and cyclical businesses,” Kramer says. “Tom’s extensive knowledge of manufacturing, distribution, logistics and innovation, along with a track record of focusing on safety and sustainability, will be a tremendous asset to our board.”

Williams has served as CEO of Parker-Hannifin Corporation since February 2015 and as chairman of the board of Parker since January 2016. From August 2008 to February 2015, he was executive vice president and operating officer of Parker. Williams joined Parker in 2003 as vice president of operations, Hydraulics Group.

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