Prior to joining Bridgestone Golf, Ilagan was named Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer with Vera Bradley. In this role he was responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies that increased brand awareness and revenues for the company. Prior to joining Vera Bradley, Ilagan was Chief Marketing Officer/ Vice President of Marketing-Americas for Pandora Jewelry, where he oversaw all global branding, strategic marketing and e-commerce content. In addition, Ilagan has held key marketing roles with several well-known consumer product companies including 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, Robert and Samantha.
About Bridgestone Golf, Inc.,
Bridgestone Golf, Inc., based in Covington, GA, is an expert in the manufacturing and marketing of premium golf balls, clubs, and accessories under the Bridgestone and Precept brand names. Supported globally by 900 engineers with cutting edge expertise in polymer science, Bridgestone Golf is a leader in both product innovation and manufacturing. Bridgestone Golf's knowledge of consumer needs through a commitment to fitting allows them to engineer precisely fit products for everyday golfers and top-tier PGA TOUR professionals like Bryson DeChambeau, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker, and others.