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Scott Damon, President, Firestone Industrial Products

Chief Operating Officer (COO),
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Member of the Board,
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Vice President and Senior Officer,
Bridgestone Corporation

Member of the Board,
Bridgestone Europe, Middle East, India and Africa

Scott Damon was named Chief Operating Officer, Bridgestone Americas in June 2021. In this role, he is responsible for the Core Tire Business, including Consumer Replacement and Consumer OE and TBR Replacement and TBR OE as well as responsibility for the OTR, Ag and Latin America businesses. Additionally, Scott will retain responsibility for Manufacturing, LSCM, Quality and Procurement. In addition, Damon serves as Vice President and Senior Officer of Bridgestone Corporation and Member of the Board, Bridgestone Europe, Middle East, India and Africa

Damon previously served as Group President, Operations for Bridgestone since 2019. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic focus and integration of the company’s end-to-end supply chain. Prior to his role as Group President Operations, Damon served as President, Commercial Group, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), where he oversaw all business operations within the commercial tire portfolio including Truck and Bus (TBR) tires, the company’s Bandag retread business, Firestone Agricultural tires, Off-the-Road (OTR) tires and the commercial retail operations of GCR Tires & Service.

Damon joined Bridgestone Americas in 1996 as Development Engineer for Bandag in Muscatine, Iowa. Bridgestone Americas acquired Bandag in 2007, integrating it into the Bridgestone Commercial business. In his time with Bridgestone, he has served in various leadership roles providing strategic direction to the businesses, including President, Firestone Industrial Products, President of Speedco, Executive Director of Strategic Planning, Bridgestone Americas Technical Center, and Vice President of Marketing for the Commercial Truck Tire and Retreading segments.

Damon graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He earned an MBA from Frostburg State University and completed certificate studies in Executive Leadership and Management at the University of Notre Dame.

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