Cooper Names Anderson Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
On July 16 Brian Anderson took over the positon of director of financial planning and analysis at Cooper Tire & Rubber, replacing Craig Durliat, who recently became director of credit for the North American Tire Organization. In his new role, Anderson will coordinate and consolidate global business plans and create the North American Tire Operations' financial plans. He will also partner with marketing and pricing to ensure strong customer relationships, and will oversee commercial analysis, working closely with sourcing, purchasing and manufacturing in all regions.
Anderson joined Cooper in 2009 and most recently served as financial accounting manager for North American Tire Operations and for global consolidations. Prior to joining Cooper, he worked as operations accounting manager at Calphalon Corporation, a division of Newell Rubbermaid. In announcing his promotion, Cooper states “the new financial planning director brings a wealth of financial knowledge and leadership experience to his new role, as well as a solid understanding of continuous improvement methodologies.”