Tokyo (June 21, 2018) - Bridgestone Corporation today announced the following changes in Corporate Officers.

1. Changing Positions and Responsibilities of Corporate Officers
(July 1, 2018)

NameNewFormer
Masayuki
ISHII
Vice President and Officer
Corporate Planning
Chief Risk Officer, Chief Human Rights Officer,
Human Resources and General Affairs
Public Relations and Brand Strategy;
Concurrently Director, Corporate Planning Division
Vice President and Officer
Corporate Planning
Chief Risk Officer, Chief Human Rights Officer,
Human Resources and General Affairs;
Concurrently Director, Corporate Planning Division
Atsushi
OGISHIMA
Vice President and Officer
Diversified Products Production;
Concurrently Chairman of the Board,
Bridgestone Elastech Co., Ltd.
Vice President and Officer
Diversified Products Production

(September 1, 2018)

NameNewFormer
Yukihiko
HOSO
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Production Technology
Vice President and Senior Officer
Responsible for Production Technology
Production Technology Strategy;
Concurrently Chairman of the Board, Bridgestone Plant Engineering Co., Ltd.

2. New Member of Corporate Officers
(September 1, 2018)

NameNewFormer
Kenji
YAMASAKI
Vice President and Officer
Production Technology Strategy;
Concurrently Chairman of the Board,
Bridgestone Plant Engineering Co., Ltd.
Director, Seconded to Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
President of Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

3. Retiring Member of Corporate Officers
(July 1, 2018)

NameNewFormer
Nobuyuki
TAMURA
Fellow
Assistant to Vice President and Officer,
Global Solutions Business
Vice President and Officer
Public Relations and Brand Strategy

About Bridgestone Corporation:
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.

October 31, 2018