Adam D. J. Balfour is Bridgestone Americas, Inc.’s Vice President and General Counsel for Corporate Compliance and Latin America. Adam also chairs Bridgestone’s global compliance team and works closely with attorneys in Japan, CAP and EMIA. He has written several articles on ethics and compliance and regularly speaks at national and regional conferences. He previously worked for Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York. He is a graduate of the University of Dundee, Scotland and Harvard Law School and is CCEP certified.
Christopher Hernandez serves as Bridgestone’s Senior Counsel, Corporate & International. Christopher is also a member of Bridgestone’s global compliance team. He has extensive experience designing, building and implementing global compliance programs for multi-national companies, including ConocoPhillips and Chevron Phillips Chemical. Christopher began his career at Thompson & Knight LLP in Texas and is a graduate of the University of Houston and South Texas College of Law.