Oct 27, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn.

Bridgestone Announces James DeMouy as Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability

We look forward to seeing Jim utilize his communication and problem-solving skills to work collaboratively across regions and business units to lead Bridgestone Americas’ strategy and plans to maintain and enhance our world-class EHSS performance.

Christine Karbowiak, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Acting Chief Human Resources Officer

Bridgestone Americas today announced James (Jim) DeMouy has been named Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) for Bridgestone Americas. DeMouy will provide Environmental, Health and Safety strategic and operational leadership for the global enterprise, including stewardship of the Sustainability initiatives. He will lead and direct all environmental, sustainability, health and safety-related activities for the entire Americas region, including overseas locations (manufacturing and retail).  He will assume accountability for continued development and management of Bridgestone’s industry leading regulatory compliance programs.

“Jim brings a proven track record of leadership in Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability to Bridgestone,” said Christine Karbowiak, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Acting Chief Human Resources Officer. “Jim has excelled in management at the manufacturing level and large-scale EHSS operations globally. We look forward to seeing Jim utilize his communication and problem-solving skills to work collaboratively across regions and business units to lead Bridgestone Americas’ strategy and plans to maintain and enhance our world-class EHSS performance.”

DeMouy is an accomplished Environmental, Health and Safety leader with a strong drive for regulatory compliance, injury prevention, health initiatives, environmental protection and sustainability and social responsibility. He has excelled in division management at the manufacturing level and large scale EHS operations globally. DeMouy most recently served as Vice President, Environmental Health Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility for Alstom Thermal Power, where he led a global team and oversaw all environmental, health, safety, crisis management and sustainability programs for the Baden, Switzerland-based business totaling 35,000 employees. Prior to Alstom, he worked at General Electric (GE) as General Manager of Environmental Health and Safety for Power Generation Services, a business unit of nearly 8,000 employees worldwide.

DeMouy earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Business Administration in International Business degrees from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

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