Bridgestone Americas names executive director

By |  February 13, 2018


Bridgestone Americas Inc. named Marisa Blank as executive director of sales for commercial off-the-road (OTR) tires for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO).

The company says Blank will lead and develop sales growth strategies for the mining and construction industries and related segments, including aggregate, ports, roads and bridges.

“Marisa’s extensive sales background, analytical skills and wealth of industry knowledge make her a perfect fit for the role,” says Bridget Neal, president of off-the-road tires at BATO. “We are confident that she will successfully guide our OTR sales team to provide best-in-class customer service in this ever-evolving industry driven by data and technology.”

Blank joined Bridgestone in 2010, most recently serving as director of original equipment account management for the company’s consumer tire business in North America.

Prior to Bridgestone, Blank held other positions within the automotive industry for Akzonobel, Idemitsu Lubricants and Dow Chemical. She earned a bachelor’s degree in science, engineering and systems engineering from Oakland University.

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