Ceramic Industry

Fleischer Named VP and CIO of Ferro

January 12, 2012

Ferro Corp. recently announced the appointment of John A. Fleischer to the position of vice president and chief information officer (CIO). He will be responsible for overseeing Ferro’s global information technology function and the strategic direction of Ferro’s information systems, and will report to James F. Kirsch, chairman, president and CEO.

Fleischer most recently worked for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. as director and chief information officer for North American Tire (NAT), a $10 billion division. He led efforts at NAT to optimize the business’ IT organization and to simplify legacy enterprise resource management and data warehouse environments. Prior to NAT, Fleischer spent 11 years in executive roles at T-Systems North America, a unit of Deutsche Telekom.

For more information, visit www.ferro.com.