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Long Beach, CA (05.10.11) – Kenwood USA Corporation announces the appointment of Ryo Mizuhara as President of Kenwood’s U.S. office in Long Beach, CA.  Mr. Mizuhara is a 29-year veteran of Kenwood Corporation, and has most recently served as President of Kenwood Electronics Singapore after serving in various company roles in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

“I am very pleased to be a part of the Kenwood USA organization and will strive to achieve our very aggressive business goals for the next few years,” said Mr. Mizuhara.  “The American market is strategically important to Kenwood Corporation and I appreciate the opportunity to continue building market share and increasing Kenwood’s brand awareness in the United States.”

Outgoing Kenwood President Junji Kobayashi will continue in his capacities as Director of Kenwood Corporation, Director of Kenwood USA and Director of JVC Americas Corporation.

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