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On the tools: Incoming Bridgestone ANZ managing director Heath Barclay started out as a part-time tyre fitter while at high school in a small New Zealand town of 5500 people.

Heath Barclay steps into top job at tyre giant Bridgestone ANZ from January 2022

9 Nov 2021

BRIDGESTONE Australia and New Zealand has made a major management change for 2022 with the appointment of Heath Barclay as managing director effective from January.


He replaces Stephen Roche, who will retire at the end of the year following a three-and-a-half-year tenure at the tyre company. 


Mr Barclay started his career in the industry as a part-time tyre fitter in regional New Zealand while finishing high school. 


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