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. 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) business, worldwide truck and bus radial (TBR) tire business and global environment, health, safety and security function.

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
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Chris Ball

Chris Ball
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John Bollman

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Luis Ceneviz

Luis Ceneviz
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Chris Eperjesy

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Jim Keller

Jim Keller
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Phil Kortokrax

Phil Kortokrax
Senior Vice President - Global Operations & Procurement

Alan Yang

Alan Yang
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Chuck Yurkovich

Chuck Yurkovich
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Steve Zamansky

Steve Zamansky
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