CARMEL, Ind. (June 6, 2003)—Gary Reynolds, president of Firestone Industrial Products, will retire effective June 30 and be replaced by Michael Cerio, effective July 1.
Mr. Reynolds joined the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in 1963 as a sales engineer trainee. He held various positions during his tenure at Firestone Industrial Products, a Carmel-based business unit of BFS Diversified Products L.L.C. (BFDP).
Mr. Cerio most recently worked as executive director, consumer corporate accounts for Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire L.L.C., a sister company of BFDP. Mr. Cerio began at Firestone in 1972 as a development engineering trainee. After various positions, he was named to his most recent post in 2000.
Firestone Industrial Products manufacturers air springs for trucks and automobiles. The unit operates facilities in three states.