Tag Archives: Yamaha Marine

Yamaha Marine names new WaterCraft marketing division manager

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced the appointment of Leslie Zlotnick to the position of Division Manager, WaterCraft Marketing. In her new role, Zlotnick will oversee all Yamaha WaterCraft advertising, digital marketing, public relations and event campaigns. “Leslie has a deep understanding of our business and is a leader in the boating community,” said Bryan Seti, General Manager, Yamaha WaterCraft. ...

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Yamaha’s Ben Speciale honored with TRCP’s Conservation Achievement Award

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) honored Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit President Ben Speciale with the 2022 Conservation Achievement Award during the 14th Annual Capital Conservation Awards dinner on May 4, 2022. Recognized alongside Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN), 2022 recipients of the James D. Range Conservation Award, Speciale received his award for his leadership in conservation ...

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Yamaha appoints Ron Campbell outboard sales division manager

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced the appointment of Ron Campbell to the position of Division Manager, Outboard Sales. In his new role, Campbell will oversee all Yamaha U.S. dealer outboard sales initiatives and programs. He succeeds long-time Yamaha team member John Rigsby who retired in March of 2022. “Ron brings extended marine industry sales perspective to the position and ...

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Workforce development: Working towards the future

By Jamie Stafford It seems that this has been the decade of novel challenges. Supply chain shortages continue to plague the global economy as we all grow weary of new strains of Covid-19. Unfortunately, supply chain issues are not the only shortages on hand. The marine industry is no stranger to workforce insufficiency, but now more than ever, this critical ...

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Yamaha Marine names new marketing division manager

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced the appointment of Susan Camp to the position of Division Manager, Marketing. In her new role, Camp will oversee Yamaha Marine advertising, events, tournaments and sponsorships, Yamaha pro staff and Yamaha Marine dealer education. She succeeds Dale Barnes, who retired in March of 2022. “Susan’s in-depth knowledge and years of experience within the Yamaha ...

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Sportsman Boats partners with Yamaha Financial Services

Sportsman Boats and Yamaha Motor Finance Corporation, U.S.A. announced a new multi-year exclusive financing agreement. Beginning July 1, 2022, Yamaha Financial Services will become the exclusive dealer inventory finance and retail finance provider for Sportsman Boats. “A seamless financing experience, both at the wholesale and retail level, was a logical next step in our ever-growing efforts to deliver a world-class ...

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Yamaha creates new Marine External Affairs Division

Yamaha announced the creation of a new Marine External Affairs Division designed to strengthen government affairs activities, increase sustainability efforts and enhance external communications. Martin Peters assumes the role of Division Manager, leading all Yamaha Marine External Affairs initiatives including government relations, corporate social responsibility/sustainability and Yamaha Marine communications and video teams. “The Marine External Affairs Division, under the proven ...

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Yamaha pays tribute to Congressman Don Young

As he lies in state today, Yamaha Marine honored the late Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska), the longest serving member of Congress and dean of the House, for his unwavering commitment to conservation, the example he provided as a true servant of his constituents and the way he energized those he met. “We are thankful for Congressman Young’s legacy of conservation, ...

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Yamaha Marine executive named CCA-California Legacy Life Member

Dale Barnes, Marketing Division Manager for Yamaha Marine Engine Systems, became a Legacy Life Member of Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)-California upon the occasion of his retirement on March 11, 2022. Further honoring his career-long dedication to marine conservation and sustainability, Yamaha Marine committed to 2022 CCA-California matching funds sponsorship, which will help raise additional resources toward conservation projects in the ...

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Yamaha creates Marine Connected Division, expands facilities in Georgia and Alabama

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Yamaha announced the creation of a Marine Connected Division to incorporate its connected business model into Yamaha Marine’s business units. The company also revealed plans for a new Marine Innovation Center in Kennesaw, Georgia, and a substantial expansion of its testing facility in Bridgeport, Alabama. Yamaha’s statements at the Miami International Boat Show follow its acquisition last December of Siren ...

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