Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America Names President and Chairman

Dunlop Tires has announced the appointment of Joseph Rosen as president and chairman of Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, Ltd. (GDTNA).

Since 2005, Rosen has been VP, finance, of Goodyear's Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region. He joined the company in 2004. Prior to joining Goodyear, he was finance director at Ameritech (now AT&T), where he worked for 17 years.

Rosen earned his bachelors of business administration degree at Iowa State University and is a certified public accountant.

"I am very excited about the opportunity to join GDTNA and start contributing to the business," Rosen said. "I greatly appreciate the results the Buffalo team delivers and I look forward to working with GDTNA's existing manufacturing, technical and business team members."

Dunlop Tires is the largest supplier of original equipment and replacement motorcycle tires in the United States and the only manufacturer of motorcycle tires in North America. With North American operations headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Dunlop has been making and selling high-quality tires in the U.S. since 1923. For more information, go to