Ellis Jones Bio

Director Since: 2022

Age: 56

Committees: Governance and Nominating Committee

Other Current Public Directorships: TimkenSteel Corporation

Career Highlights and Qualifications: Mr. Jones has served as Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a global manufacturer of tires, since October 2021, and currently chairs the Sustainability Council and the EHS Council at Goodyear. 

He previously served as Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability and Business Continuity from December 2019 – September 2021, and Senior Director of Global Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability and Business Continuity from 2017 – December 2019.  Mr. Jones’ career at Goodyear spans more than 33 years, and since 2003, he has held various leadership positions, including Manufacturing Director, Race Tire Division and Finance Director, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Supply Chain, North American Tire Division. Mr. Jones also previously served as the finance director of office property and casualty insurance at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. He began his career in various finance roles with Goodyear.

Attributes and Skills: Mr. Jones brings to the Board broad cross-functional experience in the global manufacturing sector.  His deep knowledge of environmental sustainability, health and safety matters enables him to provide valuable contributions to the Board’s consideration of environmental, social and governance matters and strategic initiatives.