Bridgestone EMEA was recently recognized with a Volkswagen Group Award for Innovation & Technology, one of seven VW Group suppliers to receive this award and is the only tire company among the OE’s list of 55 suppliers.
The Volkswagen Group Award was presented to Paolo Ferrari, CEO & president of Bridgestone EMEA, by Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, and Dr. Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, group board of management member with responsibility for procurement.
“Bridgestone teams worldwide are honored by this prestigious award for Innovation & Technology,” said Ferrari. “Innovation is about change and every change that demands a significant technology upgrade is for us, leaders in the industry, an opportunity – so we are going to ride this wave, anticipate this wave, and together with partners like the Volkswagen Group, we can stay ahead of the technology curve.”
Bridgestone is also a member of Volkswagen’s FAST initiative, which enables strategic dialogue and allows all parties to implement innovations more efficiently and quickly.