In 2022, Goodyear received several awards recognizing the company’s achievements and those of our diverse associate team. The following is a sampling of the recognition we received:
In addition to corporate recognition, Goodyear received the following, region-Specific accolades:
The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining awarded Principal Scientist Rob Dennis-Pelcher the Rowbotham Medal, given for outstanding contribution to the development or innovative use of materials for automotive application. Rob was recognized for delivering carbon-based technologies with improved sustainability—an industry-leading innovation that was featured in Goodyear’s 70% sustainable-material demonstration tire unveiled in January 2022.
O’Dale Satterfield, chief engineer-operations manager, received the Dr. Lydia W. Thomas Legacy Award at the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Conference. The award honors O’Dale’s excellence in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce as well as his volunteer work.
Kanwar Bharat Singh, technical project manager –algorithms, was honored with the 2022 SAE Foundation/DENSO Young Industry Leadership Award. This recognition is for individuals who have made significant professional contributions in the mobility industry and who show potential for outstanding leadership growth. The awardees have less than 12 years of industry experience and demonstrate a commitment to the community, professional societies or STEM (science, technology engineering and math) education.
The Manufacturing Institute recognized Missy Irons and Arwen Kathke at the 10th annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead Awards. Both Missy, a materials manager, and Arwen, a senior engineer, were named 2022 STEP Ahead Honorees among a prestigious group of 130 women for their outstanding work as manufacturing professionals and mentors.
Jim Foughty, general manager, retread operations, won the Employee of the Year award from the inaugural Recircle Awards. This global recognition honors an individual within the tire retreading or recycling sector who has made a significant impact on a company’s sustainability goals and participation in the circular economy.