Goodyear Names Jones Chief Sustainability Officer


The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced that Ellis Jones has been named Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer.

Goodyear Appoints New Chief Sustainability Officer 

This new appointment was announced reporting to Chris Helsel, Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Chief Technology Officer“Sustainability has an increasingly important role in Goodyear’s future, from the perspectives of our associates, our investors and our customers,” said Helsel. “Ellis is the right leader to drive sustainability in our products, organisation and across our manufacturing footprint to meet growing expectations.”

Jones has been with Goodyear for more than 30 years, most previously serving as Vice President, Global EHS&S and Business Continuity. He also led race tyre manufacturing at Goodyear’s Akron headquarters and held various roles in finance, manufacturing, supply chain and marketing.  

Jones received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Hampton University and his Master’s Degree in Business Operational Excellence from The Ohio State University.  



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.


Make sure you don't miss a single issue

Click here to subscribe and we'll make sure of it.