Phil Kortokrax Senior Vice President - Global Operations & Procurement

Phil Kortokrax was named Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Procurement in 2018 after serving for approximately three years as Vice President—North America Tire Operations. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing the company’s global manufacturing operations, which includes eight tire production plants on three continents, as well as global procurement. He is also responsible for the company’s emerging global original equipment (OE) and worldwide truck and bus radial (TBR) tire businesses.

Kortokrax has been with Cooper for 28 years in a career that has included leadership positions in a wide range of functional areas including Information Technology, Finance, Strategy, Sales and Marketing and Operations.

He joined Cooper in 1990 as a member of the Information Technology team, moved into plant operations in 1994, and by 2003, progressed to the position of Director—Internal Audit. He went on to serve as General Manager of the Mickey Thompson business, and in 2008, moved to North America Tire Operations as Vice President—Dealer Channel Sales. Three years later, he was made Vice President—Strategic Marketing & Planning, and in 2012, he was appointed Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain—North America Tire Operations. Three years later, Kortokrax was named to lead Cooper’s North America Tire Operations, a post he held until being named to his current role.

Kortokrax holds a bachelor’s degree in business systems analysis from the University of Findlay (Ohio), and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the University of Toledo (Ohio).

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