Company History


President, Americas

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Ryan Waldron is the President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Americas region where he leads the company’s largest business with approximately 30,000 associates in  seven core countries, over 700 retail and commercial truck centers and 28 manufacturing facilities.  

Waldron has a strong track record of developing strategies that advance Goodyear’s competitive advantage and maximize growth and industry leadership opportunities for the company. He was an architect of Goodyear’s aligned distribution strategy and has led a significant number of key strategies for North America Consumer, including go-to-market and targeted market segments. Additionally, Waldron successfully led the recovery of Goodyear’s Aviation business, delivering record results following the pandemic.

Waldron joined Goodyear in 2003 and in the first several years of his tenure, served in leadership roles in finance and supply chain for multiple North America business areas. In 2012, he was named vice president, Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement, and after that, served as vice president, Sales Operations and Strategy; vice president, Business and Process Integration; and vice president, Global Off-Highway Businesses and Chemical Operations. Most recently, Waldron served as president of Goodyear’s North America Consumer business.

Prior to Goodyear, Waldron was a consultant with Ernst & Young.

Waldron holds an MBA from The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Miami University of Ohio. Waldron currently serves on the board of directors for Fountain Tire. He resides in Northeast Ohio with his wife and their two sons.