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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   December 4, 2012

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Ohio 1-1927 34-0253240
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
1144 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio   44316-0001
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   330-796-2121

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 4, 2012, John E. McGlade, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., was elected, effective December 5, 2012, to the Board of Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to a term expiring at the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. McGlade will join the Governance Committee and the Committee on Corporate Responsibility and Compliance of the Board of Directors. Mr. McGlade will receive the compensation established from time-to-time for non-employee directors.

A copy of the news release announcing Mr. McGlade’s election is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibit 99.1 – News release, dated December 4, 2012


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
December 4, 2012   By:   David L. Bialosky
        Name: David L. Bialosky
        Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

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Exhibit No.   Description

  News release, dated December 4, 2012