Published on June 13th, 2012 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
GOODYEAR MALAYSIA Gets A Lady Boss
In the world of everything carbon, black and round, the tire, men have dominated the role as captain of the ship. The world has changed as we know it and Ms. Ivy Peng (yes, a women) has taken over the wheel of Goodyear Malaysia, the leading tire manufacturer in Malaysia, as she becomes Managing Director of Goodyear Malaysia Berhad, replacing Encik Ahmad Zakariah. Her new role oversees the company growth, direction and strategy execution for Goodyear Malaysia. Ivy Peng expressed her excitement, “Goodyear is one of the very few industries with such a long heritage. It is definitely an honor and a great opportunity to be leading this great company.”
“We are extremely pleased to appoint Ivy Peng as she brings with her a rich experience having had a broad exposure in the consumer goods industry, managing a diverse mix of businesses and people throughout her esteemed career. She will be an asset to both our board of directors and our company,” said Paul Cadena, Managing Director, Goodyear ASEAN.
Peng previously served as the Sales Director of Goodyear Malaysia for 2.5 years.