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

Chris Ball was appointed Senior Vice President of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company & President of North America Tire Operations (NATO) on March 19, 2018. North America is Cooper’s largest market. Ball also oversees the company’s Mickey Thompson wholly-owned subsidiary, a developer and distributor of specialty and off-road tires, as its Chairman.

Ball joined Cooper following a 15-year career with Whirlpool Corporation, a global appliance leader with annual revenue of $20.7 billion and iconic brands such as Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air. Most recently, he served as Global Vice President for the company’s KitchenAid small appliance business. Prior to that, Ball held leadership positions within Whirlpool’s Laundry business, beginning as Senior Director of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Laundry team, a role for which he was based in Comerio, Italy. He was later promoted to General Manager of the North America Laundry unit, Whirlpool’s largest business. His career at Whirlpool also included sales and marketing leadership positions of increasing responsibility within multiple business segments. Before joining Whirlpool, Ball was with General Mills, Inc. for two years, serving in sales leadership roles.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the executive master’s program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Ball serves on the Dean’s Council of the Kelley School of Business and is active in supporting Habitat for Humanity .

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