Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc. announced the appointment of CHUCK JOHNSEN
to the newly created position of Department Manager, Consumer Events and Sports Marketing at the company's Montvale, N.J.,
headquarters. Since joining MBUSA in 1991, Johnsen was the Regional Communications Manager in MBUSA's Chicago regional office, responsible for managing the public relations, events and RDA advertising
programs for the region. His professional experience includes an extensive background in sports marketing, including serving as Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for MTI Racing, Inc.
and Director of Marketing for the Chicago White Sox.