AKRON, OH: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has named Paul Fitzhenry SVP for global communications, its top communications position, effective next Monday.
Fitzhenry will be responsible for leading the company's global communications strategy and aligning it with business objectives, global strategy, and corporate mission. He will also oversee Goodyear's fleet of airships.
Fitzhenry will report to Richard Kramer, Goodyear chairman, president, and CEO.
Fitzhenry had served as VP of corporate communications at Tyco International since 2007, where he led internal and external communications, executive communications, and brand strategy, as well as philanthropy and CSR. He also worked at Pfizer, Pharmacia Corp., and the Upjohn Company.
Goodyear named Chris Curran VP of PR and communications for its North American tire business in February.