Chairman, CEO & President
Roy Armes is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, a $3.4 billion tire design, manufacturing and marketing company with approximately 8,000 employees worldwide. He joined the company in December 2006 as its CEO and President, and a year later, was also appointed Chairman.
Prior to joining Cooper, Armes spent more than three decades at Whirlpool Corporation in leadership positions throughout the business and in multiple geographies. His career highlights at Whirlpool included positions such as Senior Vice President, Project Management Office; Corporate Vice President and General Director, Whirlpool Mexico; Corporate Vice President, Global Procurement Operations; President/Managing Director, Whirlpool Greater China; Vice President, Manufacturing Technology, Whirlpool Asia (Singapore); and Vice President, Manufacturing & Technology, Refrigeration Products, Whirlpool Europe (Italy).
Armes serves on the board of directors of The Manitowoc Company and AGCO. He is a former Chairman (2011-2013) of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). Armes earned a bachelors of science degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Toledo in 1975
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