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Executives

Board of Directors

Masaaki TSUYA

Masaaki TSUYA
Member of the Board
CEO and Representative Executive Officer
Concurrently Chairman of the Board

Kazuhisa NISHIGAI

Kazuhisa NISHIGAI
Member of the Board
COO and Representative Executive Officer

Mikio MASUNAGA

Narumi ZAITSU
Member of the Board
Member of the Audit Committee

Kenichi TOGAMI

Kenichi TOGAMI
Member of the Board
Member of the Audit Committee

Sakie TACHIBANA FUKUSHIMA

Sakie TACHIBANA FUKUSHIMA
Member of the Board *
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Scott Trevor DAVIS

Scott Trevor DAVIS
Member of the Board *
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Yuri OKINA

Yuri OKINA
Member of the Board *
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Kenichi MASUDA

Kenichi MASUDA
Member of the Board*
Member of the Audit Committee

Kenzo YAMAMOTO

Kenzo YAMAMOTO
Member of the Board*
Member of the Audit Committee

Keikou TERUI

Keikou TERUI
Member of the Board*
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Seiichi SASA

Seiichi SASA
Member of the Board*
Member of the Audit Committee

*Outside Director as set forth in Article 2-15 of the Companies Act

Executive Officers

Masaaki TSUYA Member of the Board
CEO and Representative Executive Officer
Concurrently Chairman of the Board
CEO
Concurrently Chairman, BIOC
Kazuhisa NISHIGAI Member of the Board
COO and Representative Executive Officer
COO
Concurrently Chief Technology Officer
Responsible for Technology;
Concurrently Vice Chairman, BIOC
Shuichi ISHIBASHI Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Chief Quality Management Officer
Responsible for Quality Management and CSR;
Concurrently responsible for Global Original Equipment and Global Business Strategy;
Concurrently responsible for Global Solutions Business and Diversified Products;
Concurrently responsible for Global Solutions Business;
Concurrently Chair and CEO, Global Mining and Agricultural Solutions in-house Company;
Concurrently Chair, Diversified Products Solutions in-house Company

Akihiro ETO Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Responsible for Corporate Planning;
Concurrently responsible for Corporate Administration;
Chief Financial Officer
Finance
Asahiko NISHIYAMA Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Vice Chairman, BIOC
Responsible for Diversified Products, Sports and Cycle Business;
Concurrently Chairman of Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.;
Concurrently Chairman of Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd.
Eduardo MINARDI Executive Vice President and Executive Officer Chairman of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA
Chairman of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Minoru SHIMIZU Senior Vice President and Executive Officer Responsible for Japan Tire Business;
Concurrently responsible for Replacement Tire Sales;
Concurrently Chairman of Bridgestone Tire Japan Co., Ltd.
Franco ANNUNZIATO Senior Vice President and Executive Officer Chairman and CEO of Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Corporate Officers

Takashi TOMOMOTO Senior Vice President and Senior Officer Chief Marketing Officer
Responsible for Marketing Solution Strategy
Motoi MOCHIZUKI Vice President and Senior Officer Assistant to Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Responsible for Corporate Planning
Hidekazu KIMIZU Vice President and Senior Officer Responsible for Corporate Management;
Concurrently Chief Compliance Officer, Legal Affairs and Intellectual Property;
Concurrently Corporate Management
Yoshihiko ICHIKAWA Vice President and Senior Officer Responsible for Global Original Equipment;
Concurrently Global Original Equipment Strategy
Masashi OHARA Vice President and Senior Officer Chief Quality Officer,
Responsible for Safety, Disaster Prevention, Environmental and CSR
CSR, Environment and Quality Management Planning
Akira MATSUDA Vice President and Senior Officer Responsible for Global Innovation;
Tire Advanced Technology Innovation, Central Research;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President and Senior Officer, Corporate Management
Hideki KOMATSU Vice President and Senior Officer Solution and Advanced Business Strategy
Koji TAKAGI Vice President and Senior Officer Responsible for Products Development
Masahiro HIGASHI Vice President and Senior Officer Responsible for Diversified Products Business
Diversified Products Business Strategy, Administration and Chief Quality Officer, Diversified Products
Diversified Products Solutions Business;
Concurrently CEO and COO, Diversified Products Solutions in-house Company
Yukihiko HOSO Vice President and Senior Officer Responsible for Production Technology
Production Technology Strategy
Gordon KNAPP Vice President and Senior Officer Member of the Board, CEO and President of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Bill THOMPSON Vice President and Senior Officer Member of the Board, Chief Operating Officer of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Christine KARBOWIAK Vice President and Senior Officer Member of the Board, Chief Administrative Officer,
Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Paolo FERRARI Vice President and Senior Officer CEO and President, concurrently Chief Operating Officer of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA
Yves KERSTENS Vice President and Senior Officer Member of the Board, Chief Operating Officer of Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Nobuyuki TAMURA Vice President and Officer Secretary General, BIOC
Shingo KUBOTA Vice President and Officer Assistant to Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, Diversified Products, Sports and Cycle Business
Deputy Secretary General, BIOC
Assistant to Vice President and Officer, Diversified Products Business Strategy, Administration and CQO
Tsuyoshi YOSHIMI Vice President and Officer Auditing
Masayuki ISHII Vice President and Officer Chief Risk Officer, Chief Human Rights Officer, Human Resources and General Affairs
Chief Information Officer
IT & Network
Yuichi NAKADA Vice President and Officer Japan Tire SBU Business Planning
Japan Tire SBU Quality Management and Chief Quality Officer,
Japan Tire
Masahiro ISOBE Vice President and Officer Original Equipment Tire Sales Japan;
Concurrently Assistant to Vice President and Senior Officer,
Global Original Equipment Strategy
Shinichi HANASHI Vice President and Officer Diversified Products, Sports and Cycle Business
Michihiro SUZUKI Vice President and Officer Brand Strategy
Yukio SAEGUSA Vice President and Officer Chief Digital Officer
Digital Solution Center
Jun SUGIHARA Vice President and Officer Safety, Disaster Prevention and Environmental Promotion
Yuzo SHISEKI Vice President and Officer Quality
Masato BANNO Vice President and Officer Commercial Tire Development
Keita IDE Vice President and Officer Consumer Tire Development
Teruo KUNITAKE Vice President and Officer Tire Production System Development
Masahito TSUJI Vice President and Officer Diversified Products Business Reorganization
Tomohiro KUSANO Vice President and Officer Diversified Products Development and Production Technology
Atsushi OGISHIMA Vice President and Officer Diversified Products Production
Naohisa YODA Vice President and Officer Tire Operation Management and Service
Mahito FUJI Vice President and Officer Japan Tire Production
Yuji MOCHIZUKI Vice President and Officer Internal Manufacturing Management and Procurement, Chief Quality Officer,
Internal Manufacturing Management
Hiroshi YOSHIMORI Vice President and Officer Global Mining and Agricultural Solutions, Chief Quality Officer, Global Solutions;
Concurrently COO, Global Mining and Agricultural Solutions in–house Company
Aircraft Tire Solutions Business

Toshiaki MANABE Vice President and Officer Seconded to Bridgestone Tire Japan Co., Ltd.
CEO of Bridgestone Tire Japan Co., Ltd.
Christopher NICASTRO Vice President and Officer Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and
Secretary of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Member of the Board of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA
Thomas J. HIGGINS Vice President and Officer President, US & Canada Consumer Tire Sales Division of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Philip DOBBS Vice President and Officer Member of the Board, Chief Marketing Officer, U.S. and
Canada Consumer Tire of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Gabriel ASBUN Vice President and Officer Member of the Board and Executive Vice President of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
President, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Latin America
Laurent DARTOUX Vice President and Officer Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA
Makoto HASHIMOTO Vice President and Officer Seconded to Brisa Bridgestone Sabanci Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Mitsuhira SHIMAZAKI Vice President and Officer Seconded to Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Deputy Chairman of Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Concurrently Deputy Chairman of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Concurrently Chairman of Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

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