FINDLAY, OHIO, MAY 29, 2001 - COOPER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY (NYSE:CTB) recently named Reuben A. DeBolt commercial technical services manager and Martin L. Degyansky international technical services manager.
will now function as the focal point for all technical support to the International Tire Division. He
has an international background of more than 10 years in tire engineering including assignments in Brazil and Germany.He began his Cooper career in 1981 as a senior tire engineer in Findlay's truck tire engineering department and moved to passenger tire engineering in 1983 as a senior tire development engineer.In 1990, he was promoted to manager of tire engineering at Cooper's Texarkana, Ark., plant and served in that capacity until being named to his current position. A graduate of Parma Senior High School, Parma, Ohio, Degyansky holds a bachelor's degree from Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio, and an MBA from Texas A&M, Texarkana, Texas.
Currently a resident of Texarkana, he
plans to relocate to Findlay in the near future.