Bob Graham to retire from Bridgestone Americas

Publish Date: 
Nov 1, 2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bob Graham is retiring from Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations at the end of the year after more than 27 years, the company announced.

Graham, senior manager of Motorcycle and Kart products, is passing the mantle to Kevin Hunley, who most recently served as customer service and PDIC manager of that product line.

Hunley, a 22-year employee, has held positions of varying responsibility within BATO, primarily in Motorcycle and Kart products, including customer service, product  planning, supply chain, product design, sales operations ,and OEM relations. He attended Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and was a technical school honor graduate during his service to our country in the United States Air Force.

“Bob Graham has been a valuable member of the Motorcycle & Kart team and we wish him well in his retirement,” said Brad Booth, director of sales operations for BATO's Consumer Tire Sales division. “At the same time, we congratulate Kevin Hunley on his promotion and have every confidence in his ability to succeed in this leadership role.”

Posted by Dennis Johnson