Bridgestone Executive Receives Nashville Business Award

Feb. 9, 2016

Bridgestone executive Amber Holm has been honored in the Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 40 Under 40 Awards program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 for their excellence in business and contributions to their communities in Middle Tennessee.

Holm is vice president of brand marketing, U.S. and Canada, consumer replacement tire for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO).

“Amber’s intelligence and business acumen is matched by her passion and creativity, and it’s exciting to see the Nashville business community taking notice,” says Philip Dobbs, chief marketing officer for BATO. “Her collaborative spirit, integrated and inclusive approach to leadership, and commitment to helping the community have created a better Bridgestone for all of our teammates.”

Holm oversees marketing and brand strategy for Bridgestone’s consumer replacement tire business. Her leadership in the company’s DriveGuard tire line launch led to record increases in brand awareness, significant incremental tire sales volume growth, and significant revenue growth for the company.

In addition, Holm is leading the creation of the Bridgestone Women’s Network to promote the professional development of women in the company. Within the community, Holm has been a classroom teacher for Junior Achievement and a fundraiser for the United Way throughout her career. She also continues her role as an alumni interviewer for Yale.

Holm was promoted to her current position in November 2015.