A former executive at Toys “R” Us has joined the executive team of Bridgestone Americas.

Bridgestone named Joe Venezia as president of Bridgestone Retail Operations, effective June 19, 2017. He most recently served as executive VP of global store operations at Toys “R” Us. Venezia joined the toy retailer in 2014 as senior VP, store operations. Prior to Toys “R” Us, Venezia was senior VP of operations and head of stores for convenience-store chain The…