Executive Leadership

Rich Kramer is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He has been Chairman since October 1, 2010 and President and Chief Executive Officer since April 13, 2010. He has been a member of Goodyear's Board of Directors since February 23, 2010.

Prior to that, Kramer served as Goodyear's Chief Operating Officer since June 2, 2009.

Kramer served as President of the company's North American Tire business unit from March 2007 until February 2010.

Kramer served as Goodyear's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 until August 2007.

Previously, he had been the company's Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Restructuring since 2003 and Vice President, Finance for North American Tire since 2002.

Kramer joined Goodyear as Vice President of Corporate Finance in 2000. He previously was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked for 13 years.

Kramer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 30, 1963. A graduate of John Carroll University, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1986.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company.

A certified public accountant, Kramer is married with four children.

Richard J. Kramer
Rich Kramer
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer