NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2008) — Bridgestone/Firestone promoted four executives as its vice president of North American commercial sales left the tire maker.
Nashville-based BFS has named Doyle Bradford its vice president of sales for Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, replacing Art Campagnoni. Tim Chen will be the unit's vice president of marketing, effective Nov. 1.
Campagnoni left the company Oct. 13, a spokesman said.
Bradford joined the company in April 1990 as a territory manager for western North Carolina, and since then he has held positions as regional fleet manager, district manager and region general manager. His most recent position was director of strategic channels, Bridgestone Bandag.
Chen began his career with then-Bandag Inc. in 1991 and has since held a number of sales and marketing positions. He has also served as director of marketing, vice president of marketing and vice president of innovation for Bridgestone Bandag, his most recent position.
Bradford and Chen will report to Kurt Danielson, who assumes the role of vice president, sales and marketing for Bridgestone Bandag, also on Nov. 1.