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Yamaha Appoints Sumner President
Yamaha Electronics named Tom Sumner president and corporate vice president of Yamaha Corporation of America, the parent company of YEC.
He replaces Hogan Osawa, who was appointed president of Yamaha Corp. of America, the subsidiary of Yamaha Corp., Japan. Sumner is a 19-year Yamaha veteran. Most recently, he served as vice president and general manager of YCA’s Pro Audio and Combo Division. He holds an MBA degree from Pepperdine University and an undergraduate degree from California State University Sacramento.