Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Thomas P. Capo
Thomas P. Capo
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Thomas P. Capo Capo was appointed non-executive Chairman of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company’s Board of Directors effective September 1, 2016. He has been a member of Cooper’s Board since 2007, and served as independent Lead Director from 2014 until his appointment as Chairman. Capo served as Chairman of the Board of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a vehicle rental company, from October 2003 to November 2010. He was a Senior Vice President and Treasurer of DaimlerChrysler Corporation, an automobile manufacturer, from November 1998 until August 2000. From November 1991 to October 1998, Capo was Treasurer of Chrysler Corporation, an automobile manufacturer. Prior to holding these positions, he served as Vice President and Controller of Chrysler Financial Corporation, a finance company. Capo also serves as a director of Lear Corporation, and, until its sale in November 2012, he served as a director of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. Capo has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance, an M.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance, each from the University of Detroit Mercy.

Director Since 2007
Bradley E. Hughes
Bradley E. Hughes
President & Chief Executive Officer
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Bradley E. Hughes Hughes has served as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 2016. He joined Cooper in November 2009 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In July 2014, he was named Senior Vice President and President—International Operations. Hughes continued to serve as CFO in addition to his International role until December 2014. In January 2015, Hughes was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and continued to serve in this role until being named to his current position.

Formerly a 23-year employee of Ford Motor Co., in Dearborn, Mich., Hughes previously worked as Global Product Development Controller for Ford in Dearborn; as Finance Director for Ford's South America Operations in Sao Paulo, Brazil; as Director of European Business Strategy and Implementation, Cologne, Germany; as European Manufacturing Controller, Cologne, Germany; and in other corporate finance and treasury positions. Hughes earned a bachelor's degree in business from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and a master's degree in business administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Director Since 2016
Steven M. Chapman
Steven M. Chapman
Group Vice President,
China and Russia,
Cummins, Inc.
Steven M. Chapman Chapman is Group Vice President, Emerging Markets & Businesses, for Cummins, Inc. Cummins designs, manufactures and markets diesel engines and related components and power systems. Chapman has been with Cummins since 1985 and served in various capacities, including as President of Cummins’ International Distribution Business, Vice President of International, and Vice President of Southeast Asia and China. Chapman graduated from St. Olaf College with a B.A. in Asian Studies and from Yale University with a M.P.P.M. in Management.

Director Since 2006
Susan F. Davis
Susan F. Davis
Former Executive Vice President,
Asia-Pacific,
Johnson Controls
Susan F. Davis

Susan Davis retired October 2016 as Executive Vice President of the Asia-Pacific Region for Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Davis had served in that position since 2015, living and working in Shanghai, China, where she was the lead officer for the company in the region, representing all operating units in China and throughout Asia-Pacific.

Prior to that position, Davis served Johnson Controls for over three decades in roles with increasing responsibility including Vice President of Organizational Development, Corporate Vice President of Human Resources and Executive Vice President of Human Resources. She joined Johnson Controls in 1985 following its acquisition of Hoover Universal, where she began her career in 1983 as a strategic planner for the automotive seating and plastics machinery business. Davis holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Michigan.

She graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Arts degree in education and magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree, both from Beloit College. Davis currently serves as a director of Quanex Corporation and as vice chair of the Human Resources Policy Association.

Director Since 2016

John J. Holland
John J. Holland
President
Greentree Advisors LLC
John J. Holland Holland is President of Greentree Advisors LLC. Greentree Advisors LLC provides business advisory services. Prior to that, he was the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MMFX Technologies Corporation from September 2008 until October 2009. MMFX Technologies is an inventor and manufacturer of nano technology steel. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alternative Energy Sources, Inc., an ethanol producer, from August 2006 until June 2008. Holland previously was employed by Butler Manufacturing Company, a producer of pre-engineered building systems, supplier of architectural aluminum systems and components and provider of construction and real estate services for the nonresidential construction market, from 1980 until his retirement in 2004. Prior to his retirement from Butler, Holland served as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2004, as Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004, and as President from 1999 to 2001. Holland is also a director of SAIA, Inc. (formerly SCS Transportation, Inc.) and also a director of NCI Building Systems, Inc. Holland holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Kansas.

Director Since 2003
Gary S. Michel
Gary S. Michel
Senior Vice President and President,
Residential HVAC & Supply
Gary S. Michel Since 2011, Gary Michel has served as President of Ingersoll Rand’s residential HVAC business, which includes brands such as Trane®, American Standard®, Ameristar® and Nexia™ Home Intelligence. Ingersoll Rand is a $13 billion global business that enhances the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transports and protects food and perishables and increases industrial productivity and efficiency. Michel, a 30-year veteran of Ingersoll Rand, is a Senior Vice President of the company and also serves as a member of its enterprise leadership team. He also leads the Ingersoll Rand Sales Excellence Initiative as well as serving as a co-lead of the company’s enterprise sustainability efforts. Michel began his tenure with Ingersoll Rand as an application engineer and went on to hold product, sales and business management roles before moving into a series of leadership positions across various geographic and market segments, culminating in his current role. Michel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Phoenix.

Director Since 2015
John H. Shuey
John H. Shuey
Former Chairman of the Board,
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Amcast Industrial Corporation
John H. Shuey Shuey joined Amcast Industrial Corporation, a producer of aluminum components for the automotive industry and plumbing products for the construction industry, in 1991 as Executive Vice President. He was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in 1993, a director in 1994, Chief Executive Officer in 1995, and Chairman in 1997. Shuey served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer through February 2001. Shuey has a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and an M.B.A. degree, both from the University of Michigan.

Director Since 1996
Robert D. Welding
Robert D. Welding
Former Non-Executive Chairman,
Public Safety Equipment (Int’l) Limited
Robert D. Welding Welding served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Public Safety Equipment (Int’l) Limited, a manufacturer of highway safety and enforcement products, from January 2009 until his retirement in May 2010. Prior to that, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Federal Signal Corporation, a manufacturer of capital equipment, from November 2003 until his retirement in 2008. Prior to holding those positions, Welding was Executive Vice President of BorgWarner, Inc., a U.S. automotive parts supplier, and Group President of BorgWarner’s Driveline Group from November 2002 until November 2003, and was President of BorgWarner’s Transmission Systems Division from 1996 to November 2002. Welding graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Director Since 2007