Susan Henderson Named Harley-Davidson, Inc. Vice President, Communications
MILWAUKEE, November 25, 2008: Susan Henderson, a senior public relations executive, has joined Harley-Davidson, Inc. as Vice President, Communications. In this position, she will develop and direct the company's overall global, strategic communications initiatives. She reports to Jim Ziemer, Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Inc.
"Susan is a seasoned communications and public affairs professional who brings more than 25 years of experience to Harley-Davidson. Over that time, she has worked with some of the world's leading brands to support business growth and deliver shareholder value," said Ziemer. "She is a proven leader in her own discipline and is a welcome addition to the Harley-Davidson leadership team."
Most recently, Henderson was Vice President, Corporate Communications at the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in Chicago. She had earlier been a principal in her own communications consulting firm, where her clients included Diageo and Gillette. Her prior positions include Vice President -- Public Relations at Kohl's Department Stores and Director of Marketing Communications at Miller Brewing Company.