Bridgestone Golf names Angel Ilagan president and CEO

Bridgestone Golf names Angel Ilagan president and CEO

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Bridgestone Golf names Angel Ilagan president and CEO

Angel Ilagan

Angel Ilagan

Bridgestone Golf recently named Angel Ilagan, a longtime marketing veteran at numerous large companies in diverse product categories, as president and chief executive officer.

“I’m honored to join a category leader like Bridgestone Golf and build upon the tremendous affinity that customers in the golf world have for our brand,” Ilagan said in a statement released August 9 announcing his hiring. “Bridgestone Golf is uniquely positioned both in product and technology to capitalize on the continued evolution of the marketplace, and I couldn’t be more excited about what lies ahead. I look forward to building on the company’s strengths in technology, research and development, and manufacturing while leveraging my consumer product experience to grow the business in exciting ways.”

Before joining Bridgestone, Ilagan was executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Vera Bradley, maker of luxury bags, luggage and accessories. Before that, he was vice president and chief marketing officer at Pandora Jewelry. He also has worked at Newell Rubbermaid, Bristol-Myers Squibb, McCormick, Conagra and General Mills.

Ilagan attended the University of California at Berkeley’s Walter A. Haas School of Business, earning a BS and MBA. He is also a certified public accountant. He and his wife, Leslie, have two children.

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