Yamaha USA President Jim Gentz is retiring
Info courtesy Yamaha Motor Corp. USA
Cypress CA – After 37 years with Yamaha Motor Corporation, Jim
Gentz, President of Yamaha Motorsports Group has announced his
retirement, effective July 1, 2004.
As Motorsports Group President, Gentz has overseen nearly a decade of
sales increases and steady market share growth in Yamaha motorcycle,
ATV, snowmobile, generator and accessories business.
Through Gentz’s leadership, Yamaha has developed a solid foundation for
continued success in the motorsports industry. “I believe we have a
well qualified and enthusiastic team at Yamaha to assist during this
Commenting on his retirement plans, Gentz said, effective July 1, 2004,
“I will become an active ‘Yamaha test rider’ using all the exciting
products we have had so much fun developing and selling.”