NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 3)—Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has announced a massive reorganization of its corporate structure, headed by a parent holding company, Bridgestone/Firestone Americas Holding Inc. Beneath the holding company are Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire L.L.C., successor to Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.; BFS Retail & Commercial Operations L.L.C., overseeing company-owned and commercial tire stores and credit card operations; BFS Diversified Products L.L.C., covering non-tire operations in the Americas; and Bridgestone Metalpha USA Inc., a steel cord manufacturer. John T. Lampe will be CEO, chairman and president of the holding company and CEO and chairman of Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire.
Bridgestone/Firestone reorganizes operations
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