NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Taylor Cole, president of Bridgestone Americas' OTR business unit, is leaving that position to take over as president of Firestone Building Products L.L.C., a sister company under the Bridgestone umbrella.
Mr. Cole, who joined Bridgestone in 2015, is succeeding Tim Dunn, who will retire Oct. 1 after more than 31 years with Firestone and parent company Bridgestone Americas.
Bill Thompson, Bridgestone chief operating officer, said Mr. Cole "brings years of leadership experience and strong vision to his new role, ensuring the continued success of our Building Products business."
Bridgestone has not named Mr. Cole's successor in the OTR sector.
Prior to joining Bridgestone, he was managing director of U.S. new equipment and aftermarket business units at Howden North America Inc. He also served in executive roles at Intergraph Corp., Sandvik Mining and Construction and Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. in the U.S. and overseas.