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Jul 10, 2013

Suzuki Motor Of America Hires New Dealer Setup And Training Manager

Jimmy Scarboro Appointed National New Dealer Set-up & Training Manager

BREA, Calif. – Suzuki Motor of America, Inc., (SMAI) announces the hiring of Jimmy Scarboro as National New Dealer Setup and Training Manager. Scarboro most recently served as Regional General Manager – East Region for Suzuki’s Automotive Division, and has worked for Suzuki since 1999.

“I am excited to use my experience in business development, plus sales and training to help Suzuki Motor of America find the best new dealer prospects,” said Scarboro. “Suzuki is eager to work with the right business owners in select locations who want to grow in the powersports industry. We are prepared with the right offering of products and promotions to help motorcycle and ATV dealers succeed.”

In nearly 15 years with Suzuki, Scarboro gained valuable experience working with automotive dealerships, covering all aspects of the business from finance to sales training to OEM-side relationship management. He started in Florida as a district sales manager, and moved to the corporate office in California before transferring to Pennsylvania where he’ll handle his new role from the company’s regional office in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

“While powersports dealerships and automotive dealerships are unique businesses, they share similarities,” said Rod Lopusnak, General Manager-National Sales for SMAI. “We’re glad to have Jimmy’s expertise in dealer setup and training. Along with our existing staff, he’s the right person to help Suzuki move forward and develop new dealership opportunities in the right locations.”

About Suzuki: Suzuki Motor Corporation founded The Motorcycle/ATV Division of American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC), Brea, Calif., in 1963. ASMC markets motorcycles, ATVs and scooters via an extensive dealer network throughout 49 states. ASMC’s parent company, Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC), based in Hamamatsu, Japan, is a diversified worldwide manufacturer of motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, automobiles and marine engines. Founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1920, it has 147 distributors in 201 countries. For more information, visit www.suzukicycles.com