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Subaru of America, Inc. Promotes Thomas J. Doll To President

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2014 Subaru Forester

~ New position reflects US sales growth and importance of US to Subaru global sales

CHERRY HILL, NJ--March 25, 2013: Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that Thomas J. Doll has been promoted to president from his current role as executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO). Prior to his promotion to COO in 2009, Doll had served as executive vice president and Chief Financial officer for 15 years.  In addition to the role of President, Doll will retain his roles as COO and CFO.

Since 2008 Subaru of America has recorded four record sales years and five years of growth, the only US car marker with such an achievement. The Company has doubled its market share in this period to a new high of 2.25%.

Mr. Takeshi Tachimori, chairman, and chief executive officer of SOA said: "Mr. Doll's promotion recognizes the strong work he has done in taking our US operation to record heights. The role of president at SOA is responsible for the business' profit results and Tom has a deep understanding of SOA and its operations. I am confident that he will continue to deliver strong results for SOA in the coming years."

Doll's promotion is effective April 1, 2013.