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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. Appoints Hotham and Hjerpe To Management Positions

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has appointed Tom R. Hotham as its Central Region District Sales Manager. Mr. Hotham comes to MFTA from NADA/ATD. He also has eight years of experience as a District Service Manager for Sterling/Western Star and five years as Fixed Operations Manager for Volvo/GMC Medium Duty/GMC Light Duty. In his new position with Mitsubishi Fuso, he will be responsible for dealer relations in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Mr. Hotham, his wife, Robin, and his two children, Sarah and Ian, live in Marysville, OH, where he is also the director of the Heart of Ohio Girls Fast Pitch Softball organization. Mr. Charles W. Hjerpe has been appointed District Manager for Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA). Born in Chicago, Mr. Hjerpe brings 24 years of truck-business experience to his new role. His broad background includes experience in both the retail and wholesale segments, working as a salesman, district manager, sales manager, corporate liaison, and dealer general manager. He will be responsible for Mitsubishi Fuso dealer relations in Arkansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas. Mr. Hjerpe attended Memphis University, is a graduate of TMI, and maintains a valid CDL. He lives in Albuquerqe, NM, with his wife, Cindy. He has three grown children, Stacy, Terry and Michael. About Mitsubishi Fuso: Headquartered in Logan Township, NJ, MFTA markets a complete line of diesel-powered, medium-duty, cab-over trucks through more than 170 dealer locations throughout the United States and Canada. Currently, there are over 70,000 Mitsubishi Fuso vehicles in use in the U.S. and Canada, fulfilling the transportation needs of a wide variety of businesses and industries.

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