Graham, head of Bridgestone Americas motorcycle tires, retires

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC announced that Bob Graham, Senior Manager of Motorcycle & Kart Products, will retire Dec. 31 after more than 27 years of service with the company. Kevin Hunley, Customer Service and PDIC Manager, Motorcycle & Kart Products, has been promoted to Senior Manager of Motorcycle & Kart Products.

Hunley, a 22-year BATO teammate, has held positions of varying responsibility within BATO, primarily in Motorcycle & Kart Products, including customer service, product planning, supply chain, product design, sales operations and OEM relations. He attended Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and was a Technical School Honor Graduate during his service in the United States Air Force.

“Bob Graham has been a valuable member of the Motorcycle & Kart team, and we wish him well in his retirement,” said Brad Booth, director, Sales Operations & Programs, Consumer Tire Sales division. “At the same time, we congratulate Kevin Hunley on his promotion and have every confidence in his ability to succeed in this leadership role.”

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