Executive Leadership

Bertram Bell was elected assistant secretary and associate general counsel in August 2000.

Bell joined Goodyear as an attorney in 1976, shortly after earning a law degree from Case Western Reserve University. In 1980, he became an attorney with Goodyear Aerospace, then a wholly-owned subsidiary.

In 1986, he was named secretary and counsel of Goodyear Aerospace and, from 1987 to 1993, he was vice president and counsel of Loral Defense Systems-Akron.

In 1993, he returned to the law department at Goodyear and, since 1997 until his election to his current position, worked with the company's Latin American business unit.

A native of Alliance, Ohio, Bell was born Sept. 13, 1951. He and his wife, Ophelia, live in Akron and have three children.

Bertram Bell
Bertram Bell
Assistant Secretary and Associate General Counsel