IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced the hiring of Beverly Braga to the position of Specialist, Product Communications, in the Public & Government Affairs Department.
Braga comes to Mazda with more than seven years of experience in the automotive industry, specializing in product and media communications. She previously held the Washington, D.C.-based position of PR Administrator at Kia Motors America.
In her new role, she will be responsible for all product-related press kits and information, media communications regarding Research and Development as well as Design, assisting with new vehicle launches and promotions, acting as the liaison with regional media associations, overseeing the national media fleet as well as handling other non-product corporate communications.
Braga will report directly to Jeremy Barnes, Director, Communications & National Events, and be based out of MNAO's corporate headquarters in Irvine, Calif. For all working media, she can be reached at 949-727-6751 and at email@example.com.
Celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the United States in 2010, Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada and Mexico through nearly 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.
SOURCE Mazda North American Operations