Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer of Analog Devices, Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Goodyear Board of Directors
Richard J. Kramer, Goodyear Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President has announced that Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah to the Goodyear Board of Directors. “Prashanth’s expertise in finance, analysis and strategic planning has made him a highly valued leader throughout his career. Among his accomplishments as a Senior Executive, Prashanth has helped position global companies for transformative growth following mergers and acquisitions. His extensive background in technology industries combined with a general-manager mindset will be extremely valuable to Goodyear and its shareholders as the company focuses on future mobility,” he commented.
Since 2017, Mahendra-Rajah, 51, has served as chief financial officer for Analog Devices, Inc., a $60 billion global technology company and semiconductor manufacturer based in Boston, MA. He joined that company after three years as Chief Financial Officer for WABCO, a leading global automotive parts manufacturer and provider of electronic braking, stability and transmission systems for commercial vehicles. In that role, Mahendra-Rajah led several critical corporate acquisitions and guided the reshaping of the company’s operations and value proposition.
Previously, Mahendra-Rajah held finance positions of increasing responsibility at Applied Materials (2012-2014) and Visa (2010-2012). From 1998 to 2010, he served in a variety of finance, planning and analysis roles at United Technologies. He gained broad leadership experience working in global roles for the company’s Pratt & Whitney, Carrier and UTC Fire & Security businesses.