NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. has promoted Amanda Mathis to chief financial officer, effective May 18.
Ms. Mathis will be responsible for overseeing all strategic aspects of finance, accounting and financial shared services, as well as mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, cash flow and debt management, the tire maker said.
She has been acting CFO since September 2016.
"Amanda is an exceptionally talented financial executive and trusted adviser to many throughout the Bridgestone organization," said Bill Thompson, chief operating officer, Bridgestone Americas.
"She has done a tremendous job since assuming the acting CFO role late last year. Her familiarity and expertise of our financial organization coupled with her strong leadership make her an excellent fit for this position."
Ms. Mathis joined Bridgestone Americas as controller for the consumer tire division in 2012. She later was promoted to vice president, finance, for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) North America and concurrently named acting CFO in September 2016.