CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1996 |
Workers at the sprawling Yamaha Corp. of America building made a grisly discovery Friday morning when the body of a full-term infant was found stashed in a locked filing cabinet, police said. The infant had been wrapped in a towel and placed in a plastic bag along with a pair of women's underwear and shorts, Buena Park Police Sgt. Lloyd Schwengel said. A coroner's examination determined that the body had likely been in the cabinet for one or two weeks, Schwengel said.
January 15, 1993
Roger E. Stange has been appointed senior vice president of finance and administration for Yamaha Corp. of America in Buena Park. He was formerly senior vice president and general manager of its subsidiary, Yamaha Electronics Corp. USA., also in Buena Park. The new position consolidates administrative and financial functions of both companies.
December 8, 1991
Masaaki (Matt) Ito, chief operating officer of Yamaha Electronics Corp. USA, has been named to the additional title of president. He succeeds Donald Palmquist, who retired in September after 10 years with the company. Ito, 47, will be responsible for sales, marketing and service of the company's electronics products, as well as its daily operation and financial management. The Buena Park company is a U.S. marketing arm of Yamaha Corp. of Japan.
April 22, 1993 |
Yamaha Corp. of America has chosen a new advertising agency to promote its Disklavier electronic player piano and other keyboard products. The company chose Costa Mesa's Salvati Montgomery Sakoda agency to handle the keyboard division account, estimated by AdWeek magazine to be worth $2.5 million a year. The Yamaha account, now held by LinkFreeman in Chicago, had been in review for about two months, said Dan Pittman, a spokesman for Salvati Montgomery Sakoda.