Ferrari takes on COO role at Bridgestone Europe
Paolo Ferrari, who was recently named president and chief executive officer of Bridgestone Corporation’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) business unit and joined Bridgestone on 19 September 2016, will as of next year take on the additional position of chief operating officer of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA. This change takes effect 1 January 2017 and sees Ferrari succeed Yves Kerstens.
Ferrari has also been appointed a vice-president and senior officer of Bridgestone Corporation, effective 1 January. Kerstens will become a senior officer and will begin in the role of chief operating officer at Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.