Tom Kaczynski (BS BAE ’85) was elected vice president, treasurer & investor relations, at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company on Jan. 1, 2014. He previously was vice president, investor relations, at Goodyear.
Laura Thompson, Goodyear executive vice president and chief financial officer, said Kaczynski “has been a great addition to the Goodyear team. His considerable corporate finance experience, which includes previous treasury leadership responsibility, makes Tom ideally suited for this new assignment. I am confident that Scott and Tom will make seamless transitions to their new roles, enabling us to continue our momentum in executing our financial goals.”
Kaczynski joined Goodyear in 2013 from Affinia Group Inc., where he had been vice president and corporate treasurer since 2005. Prior to that he was director of affiliate financing for Visteon Corp. and previously held a number of management positions at Ford Motor Company.
He earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Michigan State University and a master of science degree in engineering from Oklahoma State University. He has a master of business administration degree from the University of Chicago.
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate. GT-FN