Goodyear Directors Re-Elected at 2006 Annual Meeting
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company shareholders have re-elected James C. Boland, Steven A. Minter, Michael R. Wessel, John G. Breen and William J. Hudson, Jr. to the company’s Board of Directors.
In other business, shareholders passed a proposal requiring the annual election of directors. In connection with that proposal, the terms of all of the company’s directors will expire at the 2007 annual meeting.
Boland is vice chairman of Cavaliers Operating Company, LLC. Minter is the retired former president and executive director of The Cleveland Foundation. Wessel is executive vice president of the Downey McGrath Group. Breen is a retired chairman of The Sherwin-Williams Company. Hudson is a retired president, chief executive officer and director of AMP Incorporated.
The company’s other directors are Robert J. Keegan, Rodney O’Neal, Shirley D. Peterson, Gary D. Forsee, Denise M. Morrison, G. Craig Sullivan, and Thomas H. Weidemeyer.
Shareholders also approved a proposal to permit an increase in authorized common stock from 450,000,000 shares to 300,000,000 shares.