Chairman, CEO and President of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC (BFRC)
and Executive Vice President of Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc. (BSAH)
Larry J. Magee has served as Chairman, CEO and President of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC since 2001. He is responsible for more than 2,200 company-owned consumer and commercial vehicle service and tire locations in the United States and Canada, including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, ExpertTire, Wheel Works and GCR Tire Centers as well as Firestone Complete Fleet Care. The companyís credit card operations, through Credit First National Association (CFNA), are also part of BFRC.
Magee has held various positions within the Bridgestone Firestone family of companies during his 30-plus years of service. In 1975, he began his career as a Store Associate at The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company while he was attending school. Prior to graduation, Magee became Manager of a Firestone company-owned store in Houston, Texas.
From 1981 through 1992, Magee held various positions ranging from Store Supervisor in Houston to General Manager of National Tire Stores in Chicago, Ill. In 1996, Magee was appointed Zone Director of the South Central region.
Magee returned to Chicago in 1998 as the President of Bridgestone Firestone Retail Division. Soon after, Magee became President of Bridgestone Firestone Retail Operations and Vice President of Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. After a corporate reorganization in December 2001, he took on his current role.
Magee graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelorís degree in business and industrial organization.
Magee is a member of several boards including Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc.; BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC; Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC; Bridgestone Firestone Canada Inc.; Morgan Tire & Auto, Inc.; Morgan Equity Investment, Inc.; BFS Mercantile, Inc.; Wabash National Corporation; and Automotive Aftermarket Foundation.