Bridgestone Senior Management Changes

Approved via deliberation at the Officer Nomination and Compensation Meeting on April 19, 2016.

Bridgestone Corporation today announced that Masaaki TSUYA, Member of the Board, CEO and Representative Executive Officer, has approved the following changes in Corporate Officers via deliberation at the Officer Nomination and Compensation Meeting on April 19, 2016.

1. New Members of Corporate Officers

(Effective July 1, 2016)

YujiMOCHIZUKI

New: Vice President and OfficerInternal Manufacturing Management;Concurrently Director, Internal Manufacturing Business Planning Division

Former: DirectorInternal Manufacturing Business Planning Division

2. Changing Positions and Responsibilities of Corporate Officers

(Effective March 1, 2016)

MakotoHASHIMOTO

New: Vice President and Senior OfficerResponsible for Global Logistics CenterProcurement

Former: Vice President and Senior OfficerResponsible for Global Logistics CenterProcurement Internal Manufacturing Management

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