INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 10, 2010)—John Vincent will become president of Firestone Industrial Products Co. L.L.C. on June 1, succeeding Mike Cerio, who is retiring from the Firestone Diversified Products L.L.C. division.
Vincent has held a number of positions with Bridgestone Americas companies since joining Firestone in 1982. He has been president of synthetic rubber producer Firestone Polymers since 2004.
Cerio began his career 10 years earlier at Firestone as a development engineering trainee. He advanced through various positions in the company's tire operations before becoming president of Firestone Industrial Products in 2003.