Cole to lead Bridgestone’s North American Commercial OTR division

Bridgestone Commercial, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, has appointed a new president for its commercial tyre division. As president, Commercial OTR, Taylor Cole will be responsible for leading Bridgestone’s North American commercial and strategic direction. The tyre maker says he will be instrumental in “harnessing resources for continued growth of the division, solidifying Bridgestone’s commitment to the mining, construction, aggregates, as well as road and bridge and port business segments.”

“Taylor brings rich and diverse experience to the commercial team,” said Kurt Danielson, president, US & Canada Commercial Tire Sales. “He will lead the vision and execution of our short- and long-term direction, including strengthening our value proposition, developing a high-performing team and ensuring market strategies tie into the vision of both the Commercial division and Bridgestone. Taylor’s management strength and initiative will energise our team and commitment to all OTR segments.”

Taylor joins Bridgestone from Howden North America Inc., where he served as managing director of all US new equipment and aftermarket business units. He has also held executive roles at Intergraph Corporation, Sandvik Mining and Construction, and Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. in the US and overseas.

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