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A Conversation with Rich Kramer: Leadership, Innovation and What’s Next for Goodyear

02/26/2021
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Online - Virtual Event

A program of the GAC Leadership Dialogue Series

rich-kramer-highres.jpgJoin us for a virtual conversation with Rich Kramer, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company as he shares his perspectives on strategy, leadership, innovation and workforce amid unprecedented times. Mr. Kramer will be interviewed by Steve Millard, President and CEO of the Greater Akron Chamber, as the two also discuss what’s next for Goodyear and dialogue about the growth and recovery of Greater Akron and the critical elements for our success as a region.
 
Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions live, via chat, following the interview.




Rich Kramer is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He became CEO in 2010 and was elected Chairman by Goodyear’s Board of Directors later the same year.

His accomplishments as CEO include developing the company’s strategy to build long-term value; driving a turnaround at Goodyear that has led to sustained profitability; and creating a sustained focus on winning with customers and consumers.  

Born in Cleveland, Kramer attended John Carroll University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1986. He remains active as a JCU alumnus and served on the school’s Board of Trustees, 2007-2019. Kramer is an Executive Committee member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers, the largest manufacturing association in the United States. He also is deeply engaged in community leadership roles with the Akron Regional Chamber of Commerce and Akron Tomorrow. Currently, Kramer is on the board of directors for the Cleveland Clinic and The Sherwin-Williams Company and is a member of The Business Council. 

Read more about Rich Kramer here.  

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A Conversation with Rich Kramer: Leadership, Innovation and What’s Next for Goodyear