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Goodyear names new commercial tire VP

Dec. 6, 2023
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s new North American commercial tire business vice president will be Joe Burke after Dave Beasley's retirement.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s VP of its North American commercial tire unit, Dave Beasley, has retired after almost 40 years at the company, with Joe Burke, previously general manager of Goodyear's Global Aviation business, taking over the role. He reports to Steve McClellan, president, Goodyear Americas.

“Joe is a proven leader and has delivered strong results in both our Global Aviation and North America commercial businesses,” McClellan said. “He has a deep knowledge of the commercial tire and service industry, having previously led commercial sales and original equipment account teams and being instrumental in bringing Goodyear’s fleet solutions to the market.”

Burke has been with Goodyear since 2015, and before that held positions at OEConnection, Lincare Holdings, and Aerotek.

The Akron-based tire maker is on the verge of dramtic change, announcing that the company is divesting its Dunlop brand and Off-the-Road equipment tire and chemical businesses.

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