Jul. 13, 2009 – Harley-Davidson names new president of Financial Services unit
July 13, 2009
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Harley-Davidson has named Lawrence Hund president and chief operating officer of Harley-Davidson Financial Services, effective June 29, the company reported in a statement.
He will report directly to Harley-Davidson President and CEO Keith Wandell.
Hund was chief financial officer of the Financial Services unit from 2002-2007 and also served as interim chief operating officer for several months in 2006 and 2007. Hund returns to Financial Services after acting as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Tygris Commercial Finance.
“Larry is a seasoned financial services executive and we are extremely pleased to have him back at HDFS,” Wandell said in the statement. “His leadership skills, combined with his deep knowledge of the industry, our organization and our dealer network, will be extremely valuable to HDFS both in the current economic environment and going forward.”
Perry Glassgow, Harley-Davidson vice president and treasurer, had been serving as interim president of Financial Services. He will remain with the company in his treasury role.
In other company news, On Monday, June 29, 2009, Harley Owners Group members around the world logged 4,373,937 miles during the club’s second annual Million Mile Monday riding marathon.
“Our members set the bar pretty high after last year’s 3 million miles, and we are ecstatic to have exceeded that by more than 45 percent this year,” said Benny Suggs, general manager of the Harley Owners Group. PSB