NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 12, 2012)—Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Alan Yarcusko director of technical standards and regulations for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.
Previously general counsel—litigation for Bridgestone, Yarcusko will be responsible for proposing, guiding and promoting tire standards and regulations on behalf of the tire maker. His new responsibilities also will include setting the strategy and direction for future technical standards and regulations and developing proposals in the area based on the company's future innovation and technology directions, Bridgestone said.
Yarcusko joined Bridgestone's legal department in 2001 as senior counsel II—litigation before being promoted to general counsel—litigation in 2003. Prior to joining the tire maker, he was a senior associate attorney at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.