McPherson Joins Yamaha’s U.S. Engine Division

Posted on September 12, 2012

The Yamaha Motor Corp. USA, OPE (Outdoor Power Equipment) Division has named Jim McPherson as its new Multipurpose Engine Dept. manager. McPherson has spent more than three decades in the U.S. engine market, most recently serving as director of Industrial Engine Sales at Kohler Co. Prior to that, he was general manager at Lombardini USA.

McPherson is responsible for expanding North American business for Yamaha’s line of multipurpose gasoline engines. Yamaha transferred all sales and service functions to the OPE Division in Kennesaw, Ga., earlier this year.