SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||June 15, 2018|
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|200 Innovation Way, Akron, Ohio||44316-0001|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||330-796-2121|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 15, 2018, Laura Thompson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (the "Company"), announced her retirement, effective by March 31, 2019.
A copy of the Company’s press release announcing Ms. Thompson’s retirement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibit 99.1 – News release, dated June 18, 2018
|News release, dated June 18, 2018|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company|
|June 18, 2018||By:||
David L. Bialosky
|Name: David L. Bialosky|
|Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|