Company News Yamaha Adds David McEwen to Maintenance Product Team Posted 9/24/2014 ADDITION PROPELS YAMAHA'S 'MAINTENANCE MATTERS' INITIATIVE Kennesaw, Ga., September 24, 2014 – Yamaha Marine Group today announced the appointment of David McEwen as Maintenance Product Specialist, reporting to Marine Product Information Manager, David Meeler. In this new role, McEwen will help customers and dealers understand the importance and timing of proper marine maintenance. He will also be responsible for making sure Yamaha marine products and information services are readily accessible, thus helping to foster continued customer satisfaction through the ownership experience. “We are pleased to have David join our team in this multi-faceted role,” said David Meeler, Yamaha Marine Product Information Manager. “His experience and enthusiasm will help to propel our ‘Maintenance Matters’ initiative, which emphasizes marine maintenance education, products and availability.” McEwen comes to Yamaha Marine from the retail automotive parts and supplies industry, where he achieved record maintenance and repair product sales through direct customer education. He also owned and operated a local business for over 16 years. Yamaha Marine products are marketed throughout the United States and around the world. Yamaha Marine Group, based in Kennesaw, Ga., supports its 2,000 U.S. dealers and boat builders with marketing, training and parts for Yamaha’s full line of products and strives to be the industry leader in reliability, technology and customer service. Yamaha Marine is the only outboard brand to have earned NMMA®’s C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index award every year since its inception. Visit www.yamahaoutboards.com. ### This document contains many of Yamaha's valuable trademarks. It may also contain trademarks belonging to other companies. Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement.