ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 12, 2012 – The Goodyear Lastikleri Board announces the appointment of Mr. Emin Ozkan as Managing Director Goodyear Lastikleri TAS, Turkey, effective July 30, 2012, reporting to the Board of Directors of Goodyear Lastikleri TAS.
“In his new role, Mr. Emin Ozkan will continue to further develop the Goodyear brand strength in our targeted market segments in Turkey, driving profitable and sustainable business growth. He will lead the organization with an ongoing focus to improve operational excellence in all areas of the business” said Henry Johnson, Goodyear Vice President Emerging Markets EMEA and newly appointed Board member.
Mr. Emin Ozkan joins Goodyear Lastikleri TAS with a strong track record and leadership experience gained through international assignments, as well as local assignments within Turkey. He started his career in finance and then moved into brand and general management roles with Procter & Gamble and Gillette, where he had management responsibilities both at national and regional level, including Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and India/Pakistan. Since 2009, Emin has held the position of Group Vice President for the Chocolates division at Yildiz Holding in Turkey.