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Edelbrock Promotes Rex Urasaki to Sales Manager

TORRANCE, CA - Edelbrock didn't have to look far to fill the recently vacated Sales Manager position. Rex Urasaki, formerly Edelbrock's New Product/R&D Coordinator has been appointed to Sales Manager. Rex has been a part of the Edelbrock team since 2002, specializing in data management of new product development, trade show coordination, market analysis and new product integration. Prior to coming on board with Edelbrock in 2002, Rex worked for NOS and Holley.

According to Vic Edelbrock, President and CEO, "Rex has earned this appointment and is a valuable asset to the sales team. Rex will now have more direct contact and sales management responsibilities." In his own words, Rex stated, "I look forward to providing the highest level of service, quality and communication that Vic expects from all of us and am honored to be able to work closer with our valued customers and everyone that makes up our remarkable sales force."

According to Steve Whipple, Edelbrock VP of Sales, "Rex will now be directly managing several accounts in support of the Edelbrock and Russell brands. He'll be dealing directly with our sales representative and distribution network, further enhancing our sales and marketing communications". As an automotive and powersports enthusiast, Rex brings a wealth of experience to the table. His passion for automotive performance and racing is equaled only by his dedicated work ethic and exceptional analytical skills. Rex has many years of diverse work experience in retail and manufacturing and will have an immediate and positive impact to the position of Sales Manager.

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Founded in 1938, Torrance-based Edelbrock Corp. is recognized as one of the nation's premier designers, manufacturers and distributors of performance replacement parts for the automotive and motorcycle after markets. For more information please visit us at www.edelbrock.com