NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. promoted Jorge Gonzalez and Humberto Gomez to new posts in its Latin American operations.
Gonzalez is president of Bridgestone/Firestone de Mexico S.A. de C.V. and a corporate vice president. He replaces Walter J. Weller, who is leaving the firm. Gonzalez joined Firestone as a computer operator in 1968 and has held various positions with the tire maker, most recently as president of Bridgestone/Firestone Venezolana C.A.
Gomez was named president of Bridgestone/Firestone Venezolana. He joined Bridgestone/Firestone in 1982 as a quality assurance manager, and most recently served as vice president of sales and total quality at Bridgestone/Firestone de Mexico.