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James A. Firestone, retired executive vice president and president, Corporate Strategy and Asia Operations for Xerox Corporation, was elected to the Board of Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company on December 3, 2007.

Firestone served in his final role at Xerox from January 2014 until his retirement on October 31, 2016. He was president, Corporate Operations from October 2008 to December 2013 and president of Xerox North America from October 2004 to September 2008. Before joining Xerox in 1998, Firestone worked for IBM Corporation as general manager of the Consumer Division. Prior to that, he was president of Consumer Services for Ameritech Corporation. He began his business career in 1978 with American Express, rising to president, Travelers Cheques over a 15-year tenure.