Our Accomplishments

Company History


Our standard for success has been based on a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation, and our accomplishments would not be possible without the efforts of our global associates working as One Team to drive performance on the road, in the marketplace and throughout the company.


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:

Corporate Awards

  • For the second time, Forbes named Goodyear as one of the World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies, a ranking determined by an independent global survey of approximately 85,000 women in 36 countries.


  • Forbes, for a third consecutive year, recognized Goodyear as a top workplace on its 2022 World’s Best Employers list. Now ranking at No. 355, Goodyear surpassed our No. 466 spot on the 2021 list.


  • Newsweek recognized both Goodyear and Cooper Tire on its list of America’s Most Responsible Companies. The national ranking highlights 500 companies across 14 industries that strive to be excellent corporate citizens. Cooper Tire appears on the list as a separate entity because Newsweek evaluated corporate social responsibility data from 2021 and previous years, and Goodyear’s acquisition of Cooper did not close until June 2021.


  • FORTUNE and Korn Ferry’s annual World’s Most Admired Companies study confirmed Goodyear’s strong industry reputation among senior executives, outside directors and financial analysts.


  • U.S. consumers rated Goodyear as one of the “Top 25” most innovative companies and one of the “Top 25” most socially innovative companies according to the 2022 American Innovation Index (Aii) and Social Innovation Index (Sii).


  • Fast Company named Goodyear’s 70% sustainable-material demonstration tire as a finalist in the automotive category in the publication’s 2022 Innovation by Design Awards. This demonstration tire was also named “Best Sustainable Product” at CES 2022 by Engadget.


  • AutoBild named Goodyear as the “Top Tire Manufacturer Summer 2022.” Goodyear was also the first tire manufacturer to receive the “Green Tire 2022” award from the publication.


Regional Awards
In addition to corporate recognition, Goodyear received the following, region-Specific accolades:

  • In Asia Pacific, Goodyear was recognized in India as one of the Economic Times’ Best Organizations for Women 2022. In addition, the company was Great Places to Work Certified in India and the Philippines.
  • In 2022, Goodyear’s Americas region received the 2022 Military Friendly Designation in the United States, and our San Luis Potosí plant was honored as Best Talent Management Company, Asociación de Ejecutivos de la Gestión del Talento Humano de San Luis Potosí, A.C.
  • In EMEA, Goodyear was recognized as one of the Top Employers in South Africa in 2022 and with the Premio Reifen + Autoservice award, naming the company one of Germany’s Best Employers.


Rob Dennis-Pelcher Receives Rowbotham Medal

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 Recognized with BEYA Legacy Award

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 Singh Wins SAE Foundation Award

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 Named Recircle Employee of the Year

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.