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Chief Technology Officer and Group President, Solutions Businesses,
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Vice President and Senior Officer,
Bridgestone Corporation

Member of the Board,
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.


Nizar Trigui was named Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Bridgestone Americas in March 2017, and expanded his role to include Group President, Solutions Businesses, Bridgestone Americas in June 2021. In January 2022, Nizar was named Vice President and Senior Officer of  Bridgestone Corporation BSAM Member of the Board. As CTO and Group President, Solutions Businesses, Trigui leads research and development efforts, is building a business-first approach to innovation and has responsibility for Mobility Solutions, IT and Circular Economy, in addition to R&D, Technology and all Akron-based operations. He is accelerating the commercialization of technology products, services and solutions to bring new ideas to market and fuel business growth.

Nizar joined Bridgestone from DURA Automotive where he most recently served as CTO and Executive Vice President leading corporate product strategy, technology portfolio and global product development.  Prior to DURA, he held a series of executive positions with Ford Motor Company in the U.S. and Jaguar Land Rover in England.  

Trigui earned his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University.  He also received executive training at the Yale University School of Management and is a two-time winner of the prestigious Henry Ford Technology Award.

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