MILWAUKEE, WI – May 2, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announces the election of Michael Cave as non-executive chairman of the board. Cave, a retired senior vice president at The Boeing Company, has served on Harley-Davidson’s board since 2012.
Cave, currently the chair of the board’s human resources committee, succeeds Richard Beattie, who retired after more than 20 years of service on the board following Saturday’s annual meeting of shareholders.
Cave held a variety of assignments across Boeing’s financial, defense and commercial businesses. Among other leadership positions at Boeing, Cave served as senior vice president of Business Development and Strategy, senior vice president/chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, senior vice president of Commercial Airplane Programs and vice president-finance of Boeing Information Defense Systems.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. Since 1903, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has fulfilled dreams of personal freedom with custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles, riding experiences and events and a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise, riding gear and apparel. Harley-Davidson Financial Services provides wholesale and retail financing, insurance, extended service and other protection plans and credit card programs to Harley-Davidson dealers and riders in the U.S., Canada and other select international markets. For more information, visit Harley-Davidson’s Web site at www.harley-davidson.com.