Bridgestone Outlines Senior Management Changes
Bridgestone Corporation has announced a number of senior personnel changes, scheduled to take effect October 1. Yoshiyuki Morimoto has been appointed vice president and officer of Tire Research and Material Development plus assistant to the vice president and officer, Office of Group CEO Technology Relations. Akihiro Eto will become vice president and officer, chief financial officer of Finance and chief information officer of IT & Network; Eto will concurrently serve as director Corporate Planning Division, Internal Control Division, Advanced Business Development Division; he will also take on the role of general manager Paper Business Planning and Sales Department. Yutaka Yamaguchi is to become vice president and officer Tire Products Development. At the end of October Akihiro Eto will shed some of his responsibility, and will serve as vice president and officer, chief financial officer of Finance and chief information officer of IT & Network plus director Corporate Planning Division and Internal Control Division.