Bridgestone Names New President

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Scott Damon to succeed Kurt Danielson as President of Commercial Business for U.S. & Canada.

Scott Damon has been named president, commercial group, U.S. and Canada for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), effective October 1. Damon is succeeding Kurt Danielson, who is retiring after 23 years with the company.

“Kurt’s leadership has been instrumental in growing our commercial tire and service business, and he has positioned the team for continued success after his retirement,” said Gordon Knapp, CEO and president, Bridgestone Americas. “Scott started his Bridgestone career in the Commercial organizations, and has since gained diversified leadership experience across the Bridgestone portfolio. We are eager to bring his talents to such a pivotal role within the company.”

As president, Damon will be responsible for leading the company’s commercial tire sales and service operations in North America, which includes truck and bus radial (TBR) tires, off-the-road (OTR) tires, Firestone agricultural tires, the company’s Bandag retread business, as well as commercial retail operations.

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