Fourie brings over 21 years of experience
Bridgestone Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa (EMIA) recently appointed Jacques Fourie, current Group CEO of Bridgestone South Africa, as the Vice President and Managing Director of its operations in the Middle East and Africa region.
Fourie brings over 21 years of experience and joined the Bridgestone Group in 2019 as the Group CEO for its South African operations.
Fourie completed his honours bachelor’s degree in Finance and attended Business school at Gordons Institute for Business Studies (GIBS) and London Business School (LBS).
“I look forward to contributing to the efforts of Bridgestone MEA to position itself a leading global mobility solutions provider and will dedicate my expertise to further develop the company by delivering high-quality solutions to customers,” remarked Fourie.
Fourie succeeds Stefano Sanchini, previous VP of Bridgestone MEA, and will spearhead the company’s operations in the Middle East and Africa region, integrating the two regions under one leadership.
The recent change in leadership roles reflects the company’s commitment to transform its respective business divisions, while integrating them into Bridgestone EMIA.
The company has successfully recognised leaders that have achieved positive results and demonstrated leadership quality by mitigating unprecedented challenges.