BLOOMINGDALE, Ill., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (BSRO) created more than 650 new jobs as a result of opening 62 new automotive tire and service locations nationwide. BSRO operates nearly 2,200 Firestone Complete Auto Care™, Tires Plus™, ExpertTire™ and Wheel Works locations across the United States.
"Our people are our strength," said Matt Hoskins, President, BSRO. "As we grow our business we're creating a lot of great job opportunities for people who take pride in providing world-class customer service and want to work with an organization that's on the move and where they can grow their careers. We're looking for great teammates who want to grow with us."
BSRO, the world's largest automotive tire and service provider, continues to expand its operations to help make certain drivers nationwide are keeping vehicles running newer longer. In fact, with many new store openings scheduled for 2012, BSRO will open its 2,200th location in the first half of 2012.
"The average age of a vehicle on the road is now eclipsing 10.9 years. Consumers are taking better care of their vehicles to ensure their cars stay on the road longer than in years past," said Matt Hoskins, President, BSRO. "As a result, the demand for quality automotive tire and service providers is higher than ever before."
About Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC:
Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (BSRO) is headquartered in Bloomingdale, Ill., and operates the largest network of company-owned automotive service providers in the world — nearly 2,200 tire and vehicle service centers across the United States — including Firestone Complete Auto Care™, Tires Plus™, ExpertTire™ and Wheel Works store locations. Credit First National Association and Firestone Complete Fleet Care™ operations are also part of BSRO. BSRO is a member of the Bridgestone Americas family of companies.
SOURCE Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC
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