Photo of Ryan Waldron, Goodyear Americas new president.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company promoted Ryan Waldron to president of the Americas business unit.

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Ryan Waldron, who has been with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company since 2003, has been promoted to president of the Americas business unit and succeeds Steven R. McClellan, who retired on April 1.

"In Ryan Waldron, we have a customer-centric, execution-focused business leader with a deep understanding of both the marketplace and all aspects of our business, as well as a proven track record of delivering results. I have enormous confidence that under his leadership, both the company and our customers will reach even greater levels of success," said Mark Stewart, chief executive officer and president of Goodyear.

Waldron’s Career Path at Goodyear Tire & Rubber

During the first several years of his tenure, Waldron served in leadership roles in finance and supply chain for multiple North America business areas.

In 2012, he was named vice president, supply chain, logistics, and procurement. After that, Waldron served as vice president, sales operations and strategy; vice president, business and process integration; and vice president, global off-highway businesses and chemical operations.

Most recently, Waldron was president of Goodyear's North American consumer business.

"I'm both humbled and excited to take on this important role at such a pivotal time for Goodyear. We have an incredible foundation to build from and a great future ahead, with the best associates in the industry and the best product lineup in company history," said Waldron.

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