April 15, 2014
Boynton leads Bridgestone Commercial Solutions
John Boynton joined Bridgestone in 1998 as a Fleet Sales Representative, and was promoted to District Sales Manager that same year.
The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (BCS) division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, Sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS.
In his role as president, Boynton will be responsible for the daily operation, profitability and long-term strategic direction of the company’s truck and bus tire sales and Bandag retreading business.
“I have had the opportunity to work with John for a number of years, and his professionalism and sound leadership have been instrumental in helping us meet the challenges of today’s dynamic truck and bus tire and retread marketplace,” said Kurt Danielson, president, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales, BATO, and senior vice president, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
During his career with the company, Boynton has taken on positions of increasing responsibility that include division manager; region general manager; zone director; and most recently vice president, Sales, BCS.