CYPRESS, Calif. – October 8, 2007 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. has announced the appointment of Mr. Henio Arcangeli Jr. to the position of President of its Motorsports Group. In this premier leadership role, Arcangeli will capitalize on the strengths of Yamaha’s Motorcycle, ATV, Side-by-Side, Snowmobile and Outdoor Power Equipment groups under a unified direction to help the company excel in a continuously changing retail environment.
Prior to this role, Arcangeli most recently served as Yamaha’s Vice President for Field Sales and Marketing where he focused his attention directly on the marketplace, traveling extensively and visiting many dealerships throughout the country.
“This is an exciting and positive development for our Motorsports Group as we focus on providing the highest level of service and support for dealers and customers nationwide,” said Mr. Masato Adachi, President of Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. “We congratulate Mr. Arcangeli on this new appointment and look forward to furthering Yamaha’s leadership role across the motorsports industry.”
“I am very excited to take on this new role at Yamaha,” said Arcangeli Jr. “I look forward to working closely with all of the Yamaha team members and our dealer partners to continue growing our business by delivering the very best quality products and services.”
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. is a leader in the motorsports industry with products and services of the highest quality, unmatched performance and extraordinary value. Yamaha’s ever-expanding product line includes motorcycles, ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles, outboard motors, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel and much more. Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. headquarters are located in Cypress, California. For more information on Yamaha, visit http://yamaha-motor.com/.