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Hagerty Joins Rogers Group Board

Hagerty 150The Rogers Group Inc. Board of Directors elected William F. Hagerty IV to its board. A resident of Nashville, Tenn., Hagerty is a founder and managing director of Hagerty Peterson & Co. LLC, a merchant bank and private equity investment firm.Through January of 2015, Bill served in the Cabinet of Gov. Bill Haslam, as the Commissioner of Economic Development for his home state of Tennessee. In this role, Bill ran the department responsible for jobs, industry and economic growth for Tennessee.

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Cole Named Bridgestone Commercial President

POM-Bridgestone-150Bridgestone Commercial, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), announced the appointment of a new president in the commercial tire division. As president, Commercial OTR, Taylor Cole will be responsible for leading Bridgestone’s North American commercial and strategic direction. Cole will be instrumental in harnessing resources for continued growth of the division, solidifying Bridgestone’s commitment to the mining, construction, aggregates, as well as road and bridge and port business segments.

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