Phillip Kane promoted to vp of Goodyear’s commercial tire business

Dec. 22, 2011
Phillip Kane has been named vice president of Goodyear’s North American Tire commercial tire business, succeeding Joe Copeland, who is leaving the company

Phillip Kane has been named vice president of Goodyear’s North American Tire commercial tire business, succeeding Joe Copeland, who is leaving the company.

Kane has been president of Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, Goodyear’s network of on-highway commercial tire sales, service, and retread facilities. He joined Goodyear in 2004 as director of strategic initiatives before becoming director of North American Tires consumer wholesale distribution channel. He also served as senior director, channel sales, in 2008 before moving to Wingfoot.

Paul Wanstreet has been named to replace Kane as president of Wingfoot. Wanstreet, 54, returns to a leadership role at Wingfoot, where he previously served as vice president of operations for two years through 2009. Most recently, he has been head of operations for Goodyear’s consumer retail business.

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