Danielson To Lead Bridgestone Commercial Tire Sales
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) announced that Kurt Danielson has been promoted to president, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales. He is responsible for overseeing and guiding all of BATO’s business operations within the commercial tire portfolio. In that capacity, he will guide efforts to grow market share, identify and bring to market new products and services, create business efficiencies and grow and identify talent. The position reports directly to Gordon Knapp, CEO and president, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. Danielson also will assume the role of senior vice president, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Danielson has led the Bridgestone Commercial Solutions team as president since 2011. He joined Bridgestone in 1994 as a territory manager and has served in positions of increasing responsibility with the company.