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Michael F. Hollander
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« on: August 31, 2007, 11:24:49 AM »

Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars North America Public Relations Team

Atlanta, August 30, 2007 – Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announces the addition of Christopher Wall to its public relations team. Wall comes to Porsche with more than 14 years of experience in media relations, marketing and sales management. In his role as Manager, Automotive Media and Product Information, Wall will be responsible mainly for the development and maintenance of key media relationships, and all product related communication activities within the automotive press.

“Chris’ extensive knowledge and expertise in a variety of disciplines will serve us well in an increasingly crowded and diverse media landscape,” said PCNA General Manager of Public Relations, Bernd Harling. “His arrival strengthens our ability to best serve our numerous audiences.”

With Wall’s arrival Bob Carlson’s responsibilities in the area of motor sports have been expanded. As Manager, Motorsports and Brand Heritage, he will focus on the dedicated communication of Porsche’s past and present accomplishments on and off the race track that have made the Company unique within the auto industry.

Tony Fouladpour, Manager, Corporate Communications, is responsible for the areas of business and lifestyle media, social PR and internal communications. Gary Fong will continue to manage the Porsche press fleet. Together, the PR team strives to provide best-in-class service to the North American media and beyond.

Prior to his arrival at Porsche, Wall served as the Director of Public Relations and Marketing for Pirelli Motorcycle Tire Company overseeing all press activities as well as distributor, dealer and sales programs. Additionally, he held various management positions spanning a nine-year career at the Yamaha Motor Corporation.

Wall is a Georgia native and graduate of Kennesaw State University.

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga., and its subsidiary, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd., are the exclusive importers of Porsche sports cars and Cayenne® sport utility vehicles for the United States and Canada. A wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, PCNA employs approximately 300 people who provide Porsche vehicles, parts, service, marketing and training for its 213 U.S. and Canadian dealers. They, in turn, provide Porsche owners with best-in-class service.

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Michael F. Hollander, Editor
Racing Information Systems
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