BRUSSELS, Belgium (June 10, 2008) — Bridgestone Europe N.V./S.A. has established sales companies in Romania, Slovakia and Latvia to support customers in these growing markets with better quality services.
“Our sales in Romania, Slovakia and Baltic countries have shown significant growth in recent years,” said Gerry Duffy, vice president of sales and marketing, Bridgestone Europe. “It's time to get closer to the market, to strengthen our presence and to better serve our customers and end users. I am convinced that the new sales companies and their teams will provide high quality services and solutions to our business partners.”
The new sales companies—Bridgestone Romania S.R.L. in Bucharest; Bridgestone Slovakia S.R.O. in Bratislava; and Bridgestone Baltics S.I.A. in Riga, Latvia—are expected to start operations July 1.