Bridgestone Names 1st Director of Service for GCR

March 15, 2016

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has appointed Doyle Bradford executive director of service offering for GCR Tires & Service (GCR). In this newly created position, Bradford will lead the design and creation of a standard service offering for GCR.

“Doyle’s rich industry experience and extensive knowledge of the commercial business have enabled him to develop a comprehensive understanding of effective service models,” says John Vasuta, president of GCR Tires & Service. “His vision and expertise align with customer wants and needs, and will ensure that GCR delivers on its commitment to superior service.”

Bradford began his career with Bridgestone more than 25 years ago. His leadership roles have included vice president, sales and operations for GCR and vice president of sales for Bridgestone’s commercial tire business. Bradford earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Appalachian State University.

GCR is a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, and is one of the nation’s largest commercial tire and service companies with more than 200 locations in the United States and Eastern Canada.

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