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

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

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

PR Newswire

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 25, 2013

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --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.

About Subaru of America, Inc.

Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries
Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and
distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more
than 600 dealers across the United States. All Subaru products are
manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana
Automotive Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated
a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For
additional information visit

Michael McHale
Subaru of America, Inc.

Sheriece Matias
Subaru of America, Inc.

SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.

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