AKRON, Ohio, July 19, 2017 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today named Maureen Thune as its chief procurement officer, succeeding Mark Purtilar who is retiring from the company.

Thune has served in a variety of financial leadership roles with Goodyear since 2009, most recently as vice president of internal audit. Prior to Goodyear, she was chief financial officer of CORT Furniture Rental. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from The Ohio State University.

Thune is now responsible for sourcing and procurement of all raw materials, equipment, supplies and services across the company globally.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. Goodyear employs approximately 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.