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President

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions
Local Address: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Bridgestone Corporation
10-1 Kyobashi 1-chome Chuo-ku
Tokyo , Tokyo 104-8340
Japan

Company Description: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION is a Japan-based manufacturing company. The Company has two business segments. The Tire segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • bachelor's degree , marketing
    University of Michigan
  • degree , business administration
    University of Michigan
  • Bachelor's of Business Administration degree , marketing
    University of Michigan
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Web References
Bridgestone Canada, Inc.
www.bridgestone-firestone.ca, 20 Mar 2014 [cached]
Kurt Danielson appointed to lead U.S. & Canada commercial tire operations
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2014) ? Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) today announced that Kurt Danielson has been promoted to President, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales. In addition to his new position as President, Danielson also will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Danielson will be responsible for overseeing and guiding all of BATO's business operations within the commercial tire portfolio. In that capacity, he will guide efforts to grow market share, identify and bring to market new products and services, create business efficiencies and grow and identify talent.
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"Kurt Danielson brings a rich history, deep knowledge base and strong leadership skills to his new position," said Knapp.
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"Kurt has been leading the Bridgestone Commercial Solutions team as President since 2011. Under his leadership, he has successfully overseen a smooth transition of two internal divisions while realizing sustained and solid growth in the commercial tire market. Kurt is a strong leader who will continue to guide us toward greater opportunities in the future."
With an established career in sales and marketing, Danielson joined Bridgestone in 1994 as a Territory Manager. Since then he has served in positions of increasing responsibility with the company. Danielson earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Michigan. He actively volunteers with Hands on Nashville, helping to address critical issues facing the Middle Tennessee community such as hunger, homelessness and environmental issues.
Bridgestone Canada, Inc.
www.bridgestone-firestone.ca, 30 July 2010 [cached]
MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 30, 2010) - It is my pleasure to announce that Kurt Danielson, currently Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS), will be promoted to the position of President, BBTS. The promotion will be effective August 1, 2010.
In his role as President, Kurt will be responsible for the daily operation, profitability and long-term strategic direction of BBTS, including sales, marketing, finance, HR, manufacturing, and research and development. Kurt played a critical role in the formation of BBTS after the Bandag merger in 2007, and his professionalism and sound leadership have been instrumental in helping us meet the challenges of today's dynamic truck and bus tire and retread marketplace.
Kurt joined then-Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. in 1994 as Territory Manager in Cincinnati, Ohio, and then as Territory Consultant in Nashville, Tenn. He moved on to become Sales Manager of Original Equipment and Truckstop; Director of Commercial Tire Marketing, North America; Executive Director, Truck and Bus Marketing, North America, Vice President, Marketing North America; and most recently Vice President Sales & Marketing, BBTS. Kurt received his Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in marketing from the University of Michigan.
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As Controller, Kevin will report to Kurt and will be responsible for the financial planning and operation of the BBTS division.
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Please join me in congratulating Kurt and Kevin on their promotions and new positions and in wishing them much success in their new jobs.
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Finally, I know that I can count on you to give Kurt and Kevin your full support and cooperation as they assume their new responsibilities.
tiremedia.com - Danielson Named BBTS President
bridgestone.tiremedia.com, 23 Aug 2010 [cached]
Danielson Named BBTS President
Danielson Named BBTS President Kurt Danielson has been promoted to president of Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, a unit of Bridgestone Americas.
Danielson, previously vice president of sales and marketing for the unit, will continue to report to Saul Soloman, who remains president of Bridgestone Americas U.S. and Canada Commercial Tire Sales unit.
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"Kurt played a critical role in the formation of BBTS after the Bandag merger in 2007, and his professionalism and sound leadership have been instrumental in helping us meet the challenges of today's dynamic truck and bus tire and retread marketplace," said Solomon.
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Kevin Berg was promoted to controller of BBTS, and will report to Danielson and will be responsible for financial planning and operation.
"Bridgestone Bandag Tire ...
www.compactequip.com, 6 May 2010 [cached]
"Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions continues to look for ways to balance costs and continue to deliver a premium package of value to our dealer and fleet customers," said Kurt Danielson, vice president of sales and marketing, BBTS.
"Tony's extensive customer strategy, ...
www.rubberworld.com, 19 Feb 2015 [cached]
"Tony's extensive customer strategy, innovation, sales and marketing experience and proven leadership skills will be a significant asset to our team," said Kurt Danielson, president, U.S. and Canada Commercial Tire Sales.
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