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New IT, finance leads at Bridgestone

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Bridgestone Americas Inc. recently announced that Tim Walsh, who previously served as Bridgestone Americas Corporate Controller, has been named Chief Information Officer for the company.

Walsh will be responsible for overall leadership of Bridgestone’s IT function, including making enhancements to the company’s IT organization and overseeing strategy and implementation to ensure efficient delivery of IT services.

To support Walsh, Alan Lindsey is being promoted to the position of Vice President, Information Technology. Bill Thompson, who currently serves as West Zone Manager for Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, will succeed Walsh as Bridgestone Americas Corporate Controller.

Walsh joined Bridgestone Americas in 1993, and has served as Controller for the company’s tire division as well other financial leadership positions within the Americas.

Lindsey has been a part of the Bridgestone Americas team for almost 14 years, beginning his career with Bridgestone Americas as a network system administrator.

Thompson joined Bridgestone Americas in 1996, and has a strong financial background, having served in finance positions of increasing responsibility with the company’s retail, manufacturing and commercial tire groups.

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