Jason Fisher was named Chief Human Resources Officer for Bridgestone Americas in November 2020. In this role, Fisher is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Bridgestone Americas’ people strategies to support the company’s business strategies and the approximately 50,000 Bridgestone Americas teammates across the globe.
Fisher joined Bridgestone Americas in 2010 as General Counsel, Labor & Employment, overseeing all of the company’s labor and employment legal matters and compliance, also serving as a member of the company’s lead labor negotiating team. He moved into the role of Vice President, Labor Relations at the beginning of 2014, becoming the company’s chief labor negotiator and taking on HR responsibility for the company’s manufacturing operations.
In 2015, pending the hiring of a new Chief Human Resources Officer, Fisher served as the Acting Vice President of HR, leading the day to day operations of the full Human Resources function, concurrently with his Vice President of Labor Relations responsibilities. After a new CHRO was hired, Fisher was promoted to Vice President of Business Human Resources and Labor Relations in 2016. In this new role, Fisher served as the senior HR executive overseeing all Human Resource Business Partner and Labor Relations teams, also working closely with the CHRO to shape the strategy, structure, talent planning, budgeting and resource allocation for the function. Prior to being promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer, Fisher was named Senior Vice President of Human Resources in 2019.
Before joining Bridgestone, Fisher was a labor and employment partner with the Nashville law firm Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Oglethorpe University, magna cum laude, and then a law degree from the Emory University School of Law with high honors. He also completed Cornell University’s Modern CHRO executive development program.