Bandag appoints director to boost franchise operations

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Updated Dec 24, 2015

Gary Nye has been appointed Director of Operations for Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag retread business, where he will lead and develop the operational strategy for the Bandag brand to enhance franchise operations in the U.S. and globally.

John Boynton, president, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, says Nye will also work closely with the Bridgestone commercial truck and bus tire team to bring greater operational alignment across the Bridgestone Commercial division.

Most recently, Nye served as senior business operations team leader at Mars Petcare North America, where he successfully led the operational integration of the Mars Petcare Pet Specialty, Petcare P&G and Mars Petcare U.S. divisions, creating the combined Mars Petcare North America brand after the Petcare P&G acquisition. Prior to joining Mars Petcare, Nye spent eight years at Ford Motor Company, with four of those years as a Global Launch Strategy Engineer.

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