ASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 18, 2011O)—Bridgestone Americas Inc. promoted Ken Weaver to chief financial officer and Tim Dunn to president, Firestone Building Products L.L.C.
The company also announced the election of five members to an expanded board of directors.
Weaver, concurrently chairman, CEO and president, Firestone Diversified Products L.L.C. and president, FSBP, both Bridgestone Americas subsidiaries, will be promoted to CFO of BSAM effective May 15.
He will succeed Koki Takahashi, who recently became chairman of the BSAM board.
Dunn, who is currently the president of Firestone Fibers & Textiles L.L.C., will succeed Weaver as FSBP president, also effective May 15.
In addition, the following individuals will be elected members of the BSAM board, effective immediately:
— Masato Hiruma, vice president and officer, product strategy, Bridgestone Corp.
— Larry Magee, executive vice president, BSAM; and president, consumer tire U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations L.L.C.
— Saul Solomon, executive vice president, BSAM, and president, U.S. and Canada commercial tire pperations, BATO
— Yutaka Yamaguchi, vice president and officer, tire development, BSJ
— Narumi “Nick” Zaitsu, vice president and senior officer, responsible for global logistics center, BSJ.