Maureen Kline

Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability @ Pirelli Tire North America

Maureen Kline is Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability for Pirelli Tire North America, responsible for the US, Canada and Mexico. She is based in Rome, Georgia at Pirelli’s North American headquarters.

She is a board member of the US Tire Manufacturers Association and the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. She is on the Corporate Responsibility Steering Committee of the Automotive Industry Action Group, and the board of the Public Affairs Council, where she co-chairs a Social Impact Committee.

She writes an occasional column on sustainability for and co-teaches a course on Enterprise Sustainability within Clarkson University’s MS in Engineering Management program.

Previously she was based in Pirelli’s headquarters in Milan, Italy, where she coordinated government affairs for the company’s international subsidiaries, and before that was responsible for Pirelli’s international media relations.

Prior to her public affairs and communications career, Maureen worked as a journalist over a 15-year period. She was Milan correspondent for the Wall Street Journal Europe, and co-hosted a local TV talkshow.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics. She lived in Italy for over 20 years.