DIAMOND-STAR MOTORS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT PROMOTIONS
DIAMOND-STAR MOTORS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT PROMOTIONS NORMAL, Ill., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond-Star Motors Corp.
(DSM) has announced five promotions in the Human Resources, Manufacturing and Finance departments.
Named to vice president are Patrick Walter as vice president and general manager of Human Resources and John Shelton as vice president and general manager of Manufacturing. Walter joined Diamond-Star in June 1986 as Human Resources general manager. During his career, he has served in a variety of human resources management positions. Prior to joining DSM, Walter was benefits supervisor at John Deere, Dubuque, Iowa. With Chrysler Corp. for more than 21 years, Shelton was assigned to Diamond-Star Motors in October 1987 as Manufacturing assistant general manager. He was named general manager in August 1990. Shelton continued his managerial responsibilities for DSM following his retirement from Chrysler in October 1991. "The responsibilities of these senior managers grow increasingly more important to DSM's day-to-day operations as we move along with our successor model activities," said DSM President and CEO Tsuneo Ohinouye. "It is critical to have experienced, key personnel in position to promote our growth for the future." Named to controller and finance general manager is Hideaki Yasutake. Joining DSM in January 1988, Yasutake previously held the position of Product Cost and Price Planning manager. Osamu Ito has been named assistant to the executive vice president of Human Resources. Ito, who came to DSM in February 1987, advances from his previous position of Human Resources assistant general manager. Hirokazu Kizuki has been named Human Resources assistant general manager. Assigned to DSM in June 1992 as senior coordinator - Human Resources, Kizuki previously was Safety and Benefits manager for Mitsubishi Motors Corp. -0- 9/24/92 /CONTACT: Chris Ziehmann of Diamond-Star Motors, 309-888-8200/ CO: Diamond-Star Motors Corp. ST: Illinois IN: AUT SU: PER
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|Date:||Sep 24, 1992|
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