Goodyear appoints Zamarro VP of Investor Relations

Christina Zamarro has succeeded Tom Kaczynski in the role of vice-president, Investor Relations at Goodyear Tire & Rubber. Kaczynski held this position since mid-2013 and on 1 January 2014 took on the dual function of vice-president, Treasurer & Investor Relations; he continues to lead Goodyear’s treasury team. Zamarro’s appointment is effective immediately, and she will report to Goodyear executive vice-president and chief financial officer Laura Thompson.

“Christina combines a deep knowledge of the Goodyear business and the tyre industry along with an in-depth understanding of the financial markets and strong leadership and communications skills,” said Thompson. “I look forward to her contributions in this key role interacting with the investor community.

“We also thank Tom Kaczynski, who provided leadership for both the Treasury and Investor Relations functions since the beginning of the year,” Thompson added. “Tom will continue leading our Treasury team and providing strong focus for our Treasury activities.”

Zamarro has been assistant treasurer, capital markets and risk management at Goodyear since 2010, with responsibility for the company’s global capital markets, creditor relations, risk management and pension asset management activities. She joined Goodyear in 2007 as treasury manager, financial strategy, and later became director, financial strategy. Prior to joining Goodyear, Zamarro spent nine years with Ford Motor Company in a variety of treasury and financial roles. She began her career at Ford in financial planning and analysis roles within the manufacturing and financial services groups. She later joined Ford’s treasury organisation and held several positions of increasing responsibility in areas including capital markets, interest rate derivatives and foreign exchange management.

Zamarro received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management.

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