Charles G. Yurkovich Jr. Senior Vice President – Global Research & Development

Chuck Yurkovich joined Cooper in 2005. As Senior Vice President, Global Research & Development, he is responsible for leading the technical organizations of the company and its subsidiary entities across three continents in the development, maintenance and improvement of new products and technologies for all product lines.

Since joining Cooper, Yurkovich has restructured the Technical organization and its approach to product development, established regional Technical Centers in the United States, Europe and Asia, and most recently, a new U.S.- based Global Technical Center, which serves as the center of excellence for development of advanced and innovative technology for the company. The team has obtained strategic replacement tire and original equipment fitments

Prior to joining Cooper, Yurkovich held a number of technical, sales/marketing, and managerial positions at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company over a career there that spanned 33 years.

Yurkovich holds a number of U.S. patents for several tire designs for light truck, SUV, commercial truck and military applications. He has served as speaker/keynote speaker at ACS Rubber Division, Tire Society, Smithers RAPRA and Tire Technology Expo conferences over the last several years. Yurkovich earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Case Institute of Technology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. He is a former member of the trucking industry Maintenance Council and is currently a member of the Tire Society Advisory Board.

Brad Hughes

Brad Hughes
President & Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Ball

Christopher Ball
Senior Vice President & President of North America Tire Operations

John Bollman

John Bollman
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Luis Ceneviz

Luis Ceneviz
Managing Director - Europe Tire Operations & Managing Director - Latin America Tire Operations

Ginger Jones

Ginger Jones
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

James Keller

James Keller
Senior Vice President – Transformation

Phil Kortokrax

Phil Kortokrax
Senior Vice President - Global Operations & Procurement

Allen Tsaur

Allen Tsaur
Senior Vice President & General Manager - Asia Tire Operations

Charles G. Yurkovich Jr.

Charles G. Yurkovich Jr.
Senior Vice President – Global Research & Development

Steve Zamansky

Steve Zamansky
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary