Schumaker named new Cooper Tire Europe sales and marketing director
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. has appointed Jeff Schumaker as sales and marketing director. Schumaker will be based in Melksham, UK, and will report to Cooper Tire Europe vice president and general manager Julian Baldwin.
Schumaker, who began his career with Cooper Tire in 1988, returns to Europe after serving since 2009 as general manager of Cooper Tire’s manufacturing joint venture in Mexico, Corporación de Occidente, and its wholly owned Cooper Tire de Mexico sales and marketing organization. Prior to Mexico, Schumaker was director of quality at Cooper Tire’s headquarters in Findlay, Ohio, USA, and technical liaison manager for Cooper Tire Europe, based in Melksham.
A graduate of Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute) in Flint, Michigan, USA, Schumaker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and Master’s degrees in Operations Management and Manufacturing Management.