Thomas A. Dattilo
Thomas A. Dattilo, 66, is an advisor and consultant to various private investment firms. He served as chairman and senior advisor to Portfolio Group, a privately-held provider of outsourced financial services to automobile dealerships specializing in aftermarket extended warranty and vehicle service contract programs, from January 2013 until June 2016. He served as a senior advisor for Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, a unit of Cerberus Capital Management, a private investment firm, from 2007 until 2009. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Dattilo was most recently chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, which specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of passenger car and truck tires. He joined Cooper in January 1999 as president and chief operating officer and served as chairman, president and chief executive officer from 2000 until 2006. Prior to joining Cooper, he held senior positions with Dana Corporation. His last position with Dana was president of its sealing products group.
Mr. Dattilo has been a member of our board since August 2001. He is chairperson of the Management Development and Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He served as our chairman from January 1, 2012 through April 24, 2014.
Mr. Dattilo also is a director of Haworth, Inc. (since 2010) and is past chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association and past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation. Mr. Dattilo served as a director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company from 1999 to 2006, Alberto-Culver Company from 2006 to May 2011 and Solera Holdings, Inc. from 2013 to 2016.