Findlay-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has promoted Thomas N. Lause to vice president and tire group controller from director of finance for European operations, Melksham, England; Kurt F. Geisheimer to vice president of financial services, tire group, from director of financial planning and analysis; and Larry V. Schock to vice president of financial operations, tire group, from North American Tire Division controller.
Recipients of the Ohio Award for Excellence awards last week included: Eaton Corp., Van Wert, Ohio, Governor's Award for Excellence; Pro-Tec Coating Co., Leipsic, Ohio, Achievement of Excellence; and Terra Community College, Fremont, Commitment to Excellence.
Roman/Peshoff, a Toledo marketing/public relations firm, has named Laila Waggoner, vice president of account services, and Stan Massey, vice president of creative services, partners in the firm.
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