R. Vasuthewan, currently Managing Director of the German motorcycle producer MZ Motorrad und Zweiradwerk GmbH and its development partner MZ Engineering GmbH, relinquished both positions January 25, the end of his current contract with Hong Leong Industries, the Malaysia-based owner of MZ.
Yap Peng Leong took over as Managing Director of MZ Motorrad und Zweiradwerk GmbH. MZ Engineering GmbH, is now headed by Jürgen Meusel.
Yap has served in Hong Leong over 19 years in various capacities. His last position before joining MZ Motorrad- und Zweiradwerk GmbH in Zschopau was Managing Director of Hume Cemboard, a public listed company within the Hong Leong Group.
In other MZ management changes, Ron van Wely has been tapped as Sales and Marketing Manager. van Wely has been with MZ since 1996 and most recently served as Sales Administration Manager.
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