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Senior Management Changes

Jun 27 , 2016

Tokyo (June 27, 2016) - Bridgestone Corporation today announced the following changes in Executive Officers and Corporate Officers.

1. Changing Positions and Responsibilities of Executive Officers
(Effective July 1, 2016)

Name New Former
Shuichi
ISHIBASHI
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Group Global Chief Quality Management Officer
Responsible for Quality Management and CSR;
Concurrently responsible for Global Original Equipment and Global Business Strategy;
Concurrently responsible for Diversified Products
Concurrently responsible for Global Solution Business
Concurrently Chairman and CEO, Global Mining 
and Agricultural Solution in-house Company
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Group Global Chief Quality Management Officer
Responsible for Quality Management and CSR;
Concurrently responsible for Global Original Equipment and Global Business Strategy;
Concurrently responsible for Global Solution Business
Concurrently Chairman and CEO, Global Mining and Agricultural Solution in-house Company
Akihiro
ETO
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Responsible for Corporate Planning;
Concurrently responsible for Corporate Administration, SCM and Group Global Marketing Strategy;
Chief Financial Officer
Finance
Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Responsible for Corporate Planning;
Concurrently responsible for Corporate Administration and SCM;
Concurrently responsible for Diversified Products
Chief Financial Officer
Finance

2. Changing Positions and Responsibilities of Corporate Officers
(Effective July 1, 2016)

Name New Former
Mitsuhira
SHIMAZAKI
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for International Tire Business Operations
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for International Tire Business Operations
Aircraft Tire Business
Hiroshi
YOSHIMORI
Vice President and Officer
Global Mining and Agricultural Solution;
Concurrently COO, Global Mining and Agricultural Solution in-house Company
Aircraft Tire Solution Business
Vice President and Officer
Global Mining and Agricultural Solution;
Concurrently COO, Global Mining and Agricultural Solution in-house Company

About Bridgestone Corporation:
Bridgestone Corporation (BSJ), headquartered in Tokyo, is the world's largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.

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