Bridgestone: Senior Management Changes

Bridgestone Corporation announced that its board of directors has approved the following proposals of the changes in members of the board of directors and corporate officers today.   Changing Position and Responsibilities of Members of the Board of Directors (Effective January 1, 2013) Name New Former Kazuhisa NISHIGAI COO and Representative Board Member Concurrently responsible …

Bridgestone Corporation announced that its board of directors has approved the following proposals of the changes in members of the board of directors and corporate officers today.

 

  1. Changing Position and Responsibilities of Members of the Board of Directors
    (Effective January 1, 2013)
Name New Former
Kazuhisa
NISHIGAI
COO and Representative Board Member
Concurrently responsible for
Diversified Products, Sports and
Cycle Business
COO and Representative Board Member
Concurrently responsible for Japan
Tire Business,
Diversified Products, Sports and
Cycle Business
Yoshiyuki
MORIMOTO
Senior Vice President
Member of the Board
Chief Technology Officer
Responsible for Technology;
Concurrently responsible for
CSR and Quality Management
Vice President and Senior Officer
Member of the Board
Responsible for Products Development;
Concurrently responsible for
Production Technology
Narumi
ZAITSU
Senior Vice President
Member of the Board
Responsible for International Tire
Business Operations
Vice President and Senior Officer
Member of the Board
Responsible for Quality Management;
Concurrently responsible for
Global Logistics Center

 

  1. Changing Positions and Responsibilities of Corporate Officers
    (Effective January 1, 2013)
Name New Former
Asahiko
NISHIYAMA
Senior Vice President
Responsible for Japan Tire Business;
Concurrently responsible for
Original Equipment Tire Sales
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for International Tire
Business Operations
Shuichi
ISHIBASHI
Vice President and Senior Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Responsible for Group Global
Marketing Strategy
Group Global Marketing Strategy
Advanced Business Planning;
Concurrently Assistant to Senior
Vice President, Responsible for
Diversified Products,
Sports and Cycle Business
Diversified Products New Business
Models Development;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Senior Officer, Responsible for
Diversified Products Business
Diversified Products New Business
Models Development
Vice President and Senior Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Responsible for Group Global
Marketing Strategy
Group Global Marketing Strategy
Innovation Center;
Concurrently Assistant to Senior
Vice President, Responsible for
Diversified Products,
Sports and Cycle Business
Diversified Products New Business
Models Development;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Senior Officer, Responsible for
Diversified Products Business
Diversified Products New Business
Models Development
Yuichiro
TAKENAMI
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Global Innovation
Innovation Development
Chief Information Officer
IT & Network
Corporate Communications and
Motorsport;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Corporate Planning
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Global Innovation
Central Research
Chief Information Officer
IT & Network
Corporate Communications and
Motorsport
Masato
HIRUMA
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Products Development
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Original Equipment
Tire Sales
Akihiro
ETO
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Diversified Products
Business
Chief Financial Officer
Finance
Corporate Planning
Diversified Products Business Planning
and Administration
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Diversified Products
Business
Chief Financial Officer
Finance
Corporate Planning
Yasushi
OTA
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Production Technology
Tire Plant Design and Coordination
Vice President and Officer
Production Technology Development
Masakazu
SEKIGUCHI
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Global
Logistics Center
Global Production Administration and
Logistics, Mold Technology and
Manufacturing
Internal Manufacturing Management
Concurrently Director,
Mold Technology and Manufacturing Division
Vice President and Officer
Global Production Administration and
Logistics, Mold Technology and
Manufacturing
Internal Manufacturing Management
Shinichi
YOCHI
Vice President and Officer
Office of Corporate Management
Internal Auditing
Chief Risk Officer,
Chief Human Rights Officer
Human Resources and General Affairs;
Concurrently Director,
Human Resources and Labor
Relations Division
Vice President and Officer
Chief Compliance Officer
Office of Corporate Management
Internal Auditing
Chief Risk Officer,
Chief Human Rights Officer
Human Resources and General Affairs;
Concurrently Director,
Human Resources and Labor
Relations Division
Shingo
KUBOTA
Vice President, General Counsel
and Chief Compliance Officer;
Concurrently Director,
Office of Legal Affairs
Vice President and General Counsel
Concurrently Director,
Office of Legal Affairs
Yoichi
SATO
Vice President and Officer
Chief Quality Officer
Quality
Safety and Disaster Prevention;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Corporate Planning
Vice President and Officer
Chief Quality Officer
Quality
Safety and Disaster Prevention;
Concurrently Director,
Group Global Quality Planning and
Administration Division
Yutaka
YAMAGUCHI
Vice President and Officer
Tire Products Development;
Concurrently General Manager,
Advanced Tire Engineering Department;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Innovation
Vice President and Officer
Tire Products Development
Tatsuro
HAMADA
Vice President and Officer
Tire Research and Material Development
Central Research;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Internal Manufacturing
Management
Vice President and Officer
Tire Research and Material Development;
Concurrently Director,
Tire Materials Development Division Ⅱ
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Internal Manufacturing
Management
Takashi
YASUKOCHI
Vice President and Officer
Production Technology Development
Vice President and Officer
Japan Tire Production and
CQO, Japan Tire Production
Masahito
TSUJI
Vice President and Officer
International Tire Business Operations;
Concurrently Director,
Americas and Europe Operations Division;
Concurrently General Manager,
Americas Operations Department;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Innovation
Vice President and Officer
GLC Planning and Administration
Procurement;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Corporate Planning
GLC Relations;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Tire Plant Design and
Coordination
Ryutaro
ISHII
Vice President and Officer
Japan Tire Production and
CQO, Japan Tire Production
Vice President and Officer
Tire Plant Design and Coordination
Koki
TAKAHASHI
Vice President and Officer
GLC Planning and Administration
Procurement;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President
and Officer, Tire Plant Design and
Coordination
Vice President and Officer
Diversified Products Business Planning
and Administration
Yoshiharu
INOUE
Vice President and Officer
Seconded to Bridgestone
Logistics Co., Ltd.
Chairman and CEO of Bridgestone
Logistics Co., Ltd.
Vice President and Officer
Global Manufacturing Education;
Concurrently Director,
Global Manufacturing Education Center

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