Goodyear names Thad Ewald vice president, strategy and business development

Akron, OH – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced that Thad Ewald has been hired as vice president, strategy and business development, reporting to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Darren Wells, effective August 23. “Thad brings significant expertise in strategy development that will help the leadership team at Goodyear drive our long term strategy and pursue growth opportunities for both our traditional and emerging businesses,” said Wells.
Prior to joining Goodyear, Ewald was vice president, corporate strategy and development, for Cummins, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of power products. In that role, Ewald was responsible for the development of the company’s global strategy, as well as the company’s growth office that invested in new technologies, including products, services and digital business initiatives.
During his tenure, Ewald also led the development of Cummins’ start-up in the electrified and hydrogen power segment, and was responsible for joint ventures, acquisitions and divestiture transactions.

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