Gary S. Michel Named Director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

| October 30, 2015

Gary S. Michel Named Director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

The Board of Directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has named Gary S. Michel a director of the company effective immediately.

Michel is a 30-year veteran of Ingersoll Rand, currently serving as president of the company’s residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) business, a post he has held since 2011. He has full responsibility for the management, operations and performance of the HVAC business, which includes brands such as Trane®, American Standard®, Ameristar® and Nexia™ Home Intelligence.

A senior vice president of the company, Michel also serves as a member of the Ingersoll Rand enterprise leadership team and leads the Ingersoll Rand Sales Excellence Initiative as well as serving as a co-lead of the company’s enterprise sustainability efforts. He 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.

Category: People

Comments are closed.