American Suzuki announces executive reorganization

Publish Date: 
Jul 14, 2011

from a press release

American Suzuki Motor Corp. is making a number of organizational changes to its Motorcycle/ATV & Marine Division.

They include:


Toru Muraki is appointed executive vice president Motorcycle/ATV & Marine at ASMC, replacing Masashi Tanaka.

Larry Vandiver, Sr. director is appointed Head of Motorcycle/ATV Sales Division and will have the responsibility for all sales and marketing. Mr. Vandiver will also concurrently assume the existing responsibility of Marine Sales Sr. Director under Takashi Futamura, director, who continues as Head of Marine Sales Division.

Jim Kirkland, director, will become Head of Motorcycle/ATV & Marine Service Division.

Mark Eastman, Sr. director as Head of Operations Division will have responsibility of Parts, Accessories, IT and Logistics.

Our existing Motorcycle/ATV and Marine Division management team remains unchanged.

These organizational changes were made in an effort to strengthen our communications for successful business operations. We believe that these changes will result in improved communication and clear leadership and direction within ASMC, with SMC, and with our valued dealers & customers.

posted by Dennis Johnson

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