AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) today announced that Christopher P. Helsel has been named senior vice president, global operations and chief technology officer. He succeeds Jonathan Bellissimo, who is retiring after a Goodyear career spanning four decades.
Helsel is currently senior vice president and chief technology officer, a role he has held since 2018.
“Chris Helsel’s broad range of experiences leading product innovation, technology and product industrialization make him ideal to lead Goodyear’s Global Operations and Technology organization,” said Richard J. Kramer, chairman, CEO and president. “In addition, his willingness to promote new thinking and challenge the status quo will serve our technology and manufacturing efforts well as we take Goodyear into the next stage of leadership in a hyper-competitive industry.”
“At the same time, we deeply appreciate Jon’s vast contributions and leadership at Goodyear during