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John Hoover named AMA Chief Operating Officer

PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that John Hoover will join its senior staff as Chief Operating Officer on March 1, 2004. In his role with the AMA, Hoover will oversee day-to-day ...

PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that John Hoover will join its senior staff as Chief Operating Officer on March 1, 2004.

In his role with the AMA, Hoover will oversee day-to-day operations, working with the Association's professional staff to grow the organization. He'll report to AMA President Robert Rasor.

Hoover brings 30 years' experience in business management, sales, and marketing to his new position. For the last 20 years he worked in sales, marketing and product management for Kawasaki Motors Corp, USA, most recently as director of product management. He's also a former member of the AMA Board of Directors, having served as a corporate member for 11 years.

"John has a wealth of knowledge to contribute to the Association, both from his industry experience and from his service on the AMA Board," said Rasor. "The fact that he's familiar with the AMA is very important -- that, combined with his lifelong enthusiasm for motorcycling, will make John a great addition to our team."

Hoover is a Navy veteran and a graduate of Graceland University in Iowa, where he earned a B.A. in Education while excelling both in academics and athletics.

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