NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 9)—As the final part of Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.´s reorganization, Robert J. McNally was promoted to president of the Diversified Products Group. The newly named senior vice president will continue to be responsible for Bridgestone/Firestone´s Business Process and Information Technology Group. McNally joined Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in 1966, working in the company´s retail stores. He held several posts with the Nashville-based tire maker, including finance, manufacturing and sales jobs, before serving as president of Bridgestone/Firestone´s off-the-road tire business. The Diversified Products Group consists of the firm´s non-tire operations, including industrial roofing and insulation materials, air springs, synthetic rubber and polymers, natural rubber and fibers and textiles.
McNally to lead Bridgestone/Firestone´s Diversified Products Group
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