11th Director For Goodyear
Shirley D. Peterson (62) has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. She is the 11th member of the board, 10 of whom are independent.
Peterson spent 20 years as an attorney then, in 1989, was appointed Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division at the U.S. Department of Justice.
In 1992 she was appointed Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service by President George Bush. In 1995, Peterson was named president of Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Goodyear’s chairman and CEO Robert Keegan praised Peterson’s record in business, government and academia, saying: “She will make important contributions to our board.