Hogan Osawa Appointed President of Yamaha Electronics Corporation
BUENA PARK , CA, December 1, 2003 - Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC) announces the appointment of industry veteran Hogan Osawa as president of its line of Home Theater products effective December 1. Osawa has been with Yamaha since 1982; his most recent position was Executive Vice President of Sales, to which he was appointed in April 2003.
"It is my distinct pleasure to take over as president of a company that has been an industry leader for decades," Osawa says. "I'm eager to contribute to our future successes."
In 21 years at Yamaha, Osawa has covered the spectrum of Yamaha's key electronics operations, working for the AV Export Division, Yamaha Corporation of Japan in charge of Oceania & Asia from 1985 to1991; for Yamaha Electronics United Kingdom from1991 to 1993; for Yamaha Electronics Europe in Germany as Marketing Manager from 1994 to 2001; and for the AVIT Overseas Sales & Marketing Division, Yamaha Corporation of Japan from 2001 to 2003. He has been Executive Vice President of YEC since April 2003.
His priority as president will be to oversee and guide YEC sales and marketing in the United States . Osawa challenges will include continuing Yamaha's legacy of unparalleled quality and expanding the company's line of high-quality home theater products.
"Hogan's professional marketing experience and sales knowledge are important assets as we move forward with our penetration of the home theater market," says YEC Vice President of Sales Steve Caldero. "He's a wealth of knowledge, and he's going to have an important part to play for us."
For more information, write:
Yamaha Electronics Corporation
P.O. Box 6660
Buena Park , CA 90622
or visit www.yamaha.com/yec
Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC), USA , based in B uena Park , California , is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha. YEC offers Home Theater components and systems, featuring A/V Receivers, Amplifiers, DVD/CD, Speakers, Mini-Systems, Video Projection, as well as A/V & IT Convergence Products.