Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s board of directors has elected Ginger M. Jones as vice president and chief financial officer. Effective Dec. 3, Jones takes over for Brad Hughes, who in July was named president of Cooper’s international operations.
“We are pleased to welcome Ginger to our leadership team,” said Roy Armes, Cooper chairman, CEO and president. “She brings nearly three decades of financial experience and several years as the CFO of a multi-billion-dollar publicly held company to Cooper. We are confident Ginger possesses the kind of substantive expertise, leadership strength and business acumen that will help guide Cooper as we continue to grow and embark on our next 100 years in the tire business.”
Most recently Jones served as vice president and chief financial officer of Plexus Corp. Prior to her tenure at Plexus, she held various financial and leadership positions with Banta Corp., CCC Information Services Group and Choice Parts.
Jones has a master’s of business administration degree from The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Utah. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the board of directors of Libbey Inc.