Bridgestone Americas’ Firestone Industrial Products Co. division has promoted Emily Poladian to managing director of Asia.
Poladian joined the division in 1995 as a product engineer. She’s also spent time on the company’s sales team as sales engineer for industrial sales, senior OEM sales engineer and manager of North and Central America distributor sales for commercial vehicle aftermarket and industrial distribution. Most recently she served as global manager of strategic planning.
Poladian has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.