New president for Bridgestone’s North American commercial tyre service network

Friday 13th October 2017 | 0 Comments


Damien Harmon has been appointed president of GCR Tires & Service, a commercial vehicle tyre and service network operated by Bridgestone in North America. The current chief operating officer of Bridgestone Retail Operations will take up his new position on 1 November. He succeeds John Vasuta, who was named senior vice-president, global sales, Firestone Building Products.

As president, Harmon will drive the strategic growth of GCR commercial tyre and service store locations in North America. He joined Bridgestone in June 2014 as vice-president of operations for Bridgestone Retail Operations, and recently was promoted to chief operating officer.

“Damien has demonstrated an ability to drive consistency and standardisation in store operations to help elevate enterprise profitability,” said Scott Damon, president, Commercial Group, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “GCR represents a critical touchpoint with customers across all product groups in our commercial tyre business, and we look forward to Damien’s leadership in executing our vision of being one of the most trusted tyre solutions providers in North America.”

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