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HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. NAMES BLEUSTEIN PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, MOTORCYCLE DIVISION

 HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. NAMES BLEUSTEIN PRESIDENT,
 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, MOTORCYCLE DIVISION
 MILWAUKEE, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HDI) announced today that Jeffrey L. Bleustein, 53, executive vice president, has been named president and chief operating officer of the company's Motorcycle Division, effective Jan. 1, 1993. Harley-Davidson, Inc.'s president and chief executive officer, Richard F. Teerlink, has held interim Motorcycle Division president responsibilities since Sept. 1, 1991.
 "This move will allow me to focus more heavily on the long range strategies of the overall corporation," Teerlink said. "In addition, I will continue my involvement in divisional policy decisions to ensure that those directions are consistent with the values that are responsible for our success."
 "Since joining Harley-Davidson in 1971, Jeff Bleustein has played a leadership role in many of the activities that have resulted in our dramatic turnaround and current success," Teerlink said. "We expect his strong technical knowledge and sharp market orientation to lead us forward in setting higher standards and meeting tougher business objectives."
 After earning a doctorate degree in engineering mechanics from Columbia University and teaching engineering and applied sciences at Yale University, Bleustein joined AMF, Inc., Harley-Davidson's former parent company, in 1971. He was one of the 13 company executives who raised more than $75 million to buy Harley-Davidson from AMF in 1981.
 "Jeff's engineering leadership from 1975 to 1984 proved invaluable during these pivotal years of our turnaround," Teerlink said. "Among the major achievements during this period were significant technical innovations in vehicle chassis design as well as a redesign of our V-Twin engine. This 'Evolution' powertrain is widely regarded as the cornerstone of our market resurgence."
 Following his role as vice president, engineering, Bleustein served as vice
president, parts and accessories. In that capacity, he and his group led the expansion of the company's parts and accessories and clothing business as well as the launch of the successful Dealer Store Design Program. Later, he served as executive vice president, Motorcycle Division, before being appointed executive vice president, Harley-Davidson, Inc., in 1991. He has served on the company's seven- member policy committee since 1987.
 Harley-Davidson, Inc., the only major American motorcycle manufacturer, produces heavyweight motorcycles and a complete line of motorcycle parts and accessories. Its Holiday Rambler Corporation subsidiary is a leading manufacturer of premium recreational vehicles, specialized commercial vehicles and a diverse range of related products.
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 /CONTACT: Ken Schmidt, media, 414-935-4538, or Jim Ziemer, financial, 414-935-4750, both of Harley-Davidson/
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