New CEO cleans house at Firestone

Chappell, Lindsay; Stoffer, Harry
October 2000
Automotive News;10/23/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5900, p67
Trade Publication
Reports on the restructuring moves of Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. CEO John Lampe upon his assumption of the post in the midst of the tire recall crisis. Production cutbacks; Management changes; Firmer control taken by Japanese parent Bridgestone Corp.; Executive layoffs.


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