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Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) announced this week that Jeff Scott has been appointed as the company's corporate vice president of Finance and Administration.

Scott, who joined Yamaha this month, reports directly to YCA President Hitoshi Fukutome and oversees the company’s Finance, Customer Financial Services, Operations and IT divisions. In his new role, Scott will lead YCA financial management strategy, risk management, contribute to YCA strategic goals and serve as both an officer of the company and a key member of the senior management team.

“Jeff has demonstrated exceptional and consistent leadership at several growing companies where he was instrumental in providing finance and IT vision, along with the strategies to help these organizations get to the next level,” said Mr. Fukutome. “I am confident that his experience, knowledge, passion and integrity are a great match for Yamaha, and together, we will continue to grow our company, as well as strengthen our market-leading position in our industry.”

Immediately prior to joining Yamaha on January 8, Scott served as Director of Finance and Corporate Planning for Hyundai Capital America, a position he held for more than four years. Previously, he was Director of Ascendant International and held several senior Finance and Business positions at Northrop Grumman.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science from Pepperdine University, holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and completed his post-graduate work in Global Enterprise Management at the University of Oxford.



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