Company News Yamaha Marine Group Appoints Grondzki to Department Manager Posted 6/21/2012 Kennesaw, Ga., June 21, 2012– Yamaha Marine Group announced today the appointment of Todd Grondzki to the position of Department Manager, Sponsorship and Events. In his new role, Grondzki will be responsible for planning, developing and executing all marketing events, including consumer boat shows, industry trade shows and Yamaha marine business meetings. He will also oversee the Team Yamaha freshwater and saltwater tournament and pro staff sponsorships. “During his eight years with Yamaha, Todd has gained a great deal of experience working on events and show activation,” said Dale Barnes, Marketing Division Manager, Yamaha Marine Group. “We look forward to Todd and his team taking shows, events and sponsorship to a new level of success.” Grondzki joined Yamaha Marine Group in 2004 and has held various marketing positions within the company. In his most recent position, Advertising Assistant Department Manager, he was instrumental in the development of Yamaha’s presence on Facebook® and other social media. In addition, he played a major role in developing the first Yamaha Outboard mobile app and new Yamaha consumer website, www.yamahaoutboards.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University. 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 OEM partners 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.