Hera Kitwan Siu Elected to Goodyear Board

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Hera Kitwan Siu, chief executive officer, Greater China, for Cisco Systems, Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Kitwan Siu Welcomed to Goodyear Board of Directors

“We are pleased to welcome Hera Siu to the Goodyear Board of Directors,” said Goodyear Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Richard J. Kramer. “Hera is a dynamic and transformative leader who has spent her career breaking new ground, launching innovative go-to-market strategies and growing companies. As we continue to position Goodyear as a leader in the future of mobility, her extensive technology background and deep knowledge of the China marketplace will be extremely valuable to the company and its shareholders.”

Since 2017, Siu, 59, has served as chief executive officer, Greater China, for Cisco Systems, a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells internet protocol-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry. 

In addition to her work at Cisco, Siu has a long and successful career of leadership in fields that include technology, telecommunications, enterprise software and education. From 2014 to 2016, she served as the senior vice president and managing director, Greater China, for Pearson, LLC, a global education company that leverages technology to enhance teaching and learning. Before that, Siu served four years at SAP, the global software and data processing firm, first as senior vice president, then president, of the company’s business in China and Hong Kong and later as senior vice president of e-commerce.

About the author

Richard Wilson is a correspondent for The Tyreman. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, Commercial Tyre Business and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.

Contact: richardjwilson@btconnect.com

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