Bridgestone Australia & New Zealand will see a management change in 2022 with the appointment of Heath Barclay as Managing Director from January, having started his career in the industry as a part-time tyre fitter in regional New Zealand while finishing high school.
Despite Covid-19 restrictions preventing the fanfare it deserves, Bridgestone's new Victorian flagship site in Truganina has officially been opened, with the new operations hub in Melbourne's western suburbs showcasing Bridgestone's new solutions centric focus into the future.
Bridgestone is living up to its promise of customer service via its network of Bridgestone Select and Bridgestone Service Centre stores throughout Australia, with Canstar Blue declaring Bridgestone customers as the most satisfied in its annual rankings.
An outback road train driver has been recognised by the Australian Trucking Association as a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian for saving a man's life in a remote location in near 50-degree heat, launching the beginning of a life-long bond between the two.
New Zealand motorists have named Bridgestone as 'New Zealand's Most Trusted Tyre Brand' for the fourth consecutive year in the annual Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brands awards, with the Firestone brand also highly commended.