ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yanmar America Corp. announced today that Arne Irwin has joined the company as business unit manager for the Energy Systems Division. Irwin will be responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the Division.
Irwin brings an abundance of valuable sales management experience to Yanmar. Over the past 17 years he has worked in a number of management roles. Most recently Irwin was with Brunswick Corp., Mercury Marine – Fond du Lac, Wis., where he served in a variety of positions ranging from director of strategic OEM sales to business development manager. Prior to Brunswick, Irwin worked for Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A., MCI and Morgan Stanley. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
“I am extremely excited to have Arne as part of our team at Yanmar,” said Tim Fernandez, director, Industrial, Marine and Energy Systems Divisions. “Over his career he has been recognized as a strategic thinker and collaborative leader who effectively communicates and engages clients, co-workers and senior management to move opportunities through the sales process and accomplish objectives. Arne will be a great addition to our Energy Systems team.”
About Yanmar America
Based in Adairsville, Ga., Yanmar America Corp. is a subsidiary of Yanmar Co., Ltd. – which recently celebrated its 100th year of operation. Yanmar America is a recognized global leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced performance diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment for a multitude of market segments including marine and industrial engines, compact tractors and compact construction equipment. Yanmar Co. Ltd., was established in 1912 and in 1933 became the world's first manufacturer to develop a practical small diesel engine. Over the last 80 years, Yanmar has been a manufacturer of world-renowned diesel engines and agricultural, construction and industrial machinery. With global headquarters in Osaka, Japan, Yanmar is well recognized for the unsurpassed quality of its products. Its North American headquarters is located at 101 International Parkway, Adairsville, GA 30103. For more information, visit us.yanmar.com.