MUSCATINE, Iowa (March 31, 2010) — Bridgestone Americas has promoted Scott Damon to vice president of marketing for its Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions unit, effective immediately.
He had been director, strategic channels and products for BBTS. In his new role, Damon will be responsible for the creation and implementation of tire solutions strategies that support BBTS' new and retread tire sales business, the company said.
Damon began his career with the company in 1996 as research engineer, retread process with Muscatine-based Bandag Inc., progressing through a number of key roles in marketing. In 2005 he was promoted to director of marketing and three years later was named director, strategic channels and products.
In a BBTS statement, Kurt Danielson, vice president, sales and marketing, said Damon's extensive experience in marketing, along with his strong leadership skills, will serve him well in his new role.