NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, a business unit of Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Bridgestone Corp., has appointed two leaders for different tire operations.
Bridgestone Agricultural Tire U.S. and Canada Commercial Tire Sales has selected Tony M. Orlando as president of the operation and Bridgestone Commercial has appointed Taylor Cole to serve as president, commercial OTR.
Orlando has 27 years of experience, including 26 at BP. He joined BP in 1988 as a manufacturing process engineer, and he held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility since, according to Bridgestone.
Most recently, Orlando was vice president and managed several global partnerships in the U.S. mobility and retail market space.
Cole most recently served as managing director of all U.S., new equipment and aftermarket business units at Howden North America Inc. He has also served in executive roles at Intergraph Corp., Sandvik Mining and Construction, and Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. in the U.S. and overseas.