November 6, 2014

Yamaha Names Mike Aponas Director of National Accounts

Yamaha Golf-Car Company has named 35-year industry veteran Mike Aponas as director of national accounts, according to Sales and Marketing Director Kevin Norcross.

In his new role, Aponas will develop integrated strategies to nurture and grow existing national accounts, while taking advantage of his worldwide network of corporate relationships to promote new business.

Aponas most recently owned a distributorship for Yamaha Golf-Car Company based in Minnesota. His company covered four states, where he grew market share from 5% to 28% over the course of eight years.

From 1982 through 2002, Aponas worked his way up through various sales related positions with E-Z-Go, including branch manager, regional manager, V.P. North America sales and V.P. of global sales for all of E-Z-GO vehicle product lines.
Said Norcross, “We’re thrilled to have Mike as part of the Yamaha family. He is a resourceful leader and one of the most tenured and respected professionals in the golf car industry.”

For more information about Yamaha Golf-Car Company, call 770-254-4154 or visit online at yamahagolfcar.com.

About Yamaha Golf-Car Company:
Yamaha Golf-Car Company, headquartered in Newnan, Georgia since 1988, manufactures the most highly engineered, highest quality golf cars and utility vehicles in the industry. The company was the first to develop proprietary Electronic Fuel Injection technology, producing the greenest gasoline-powered golf car available, and with the industry’s smallest carbon footprint. Yamaha also offers a complete line of transportation and specialty vehicles.

Jay Carney
Yamaha Golf-Car Company

Warren Grant
Windfall Communications