May 8 2006.

James, 'Jim' Goddard, a well-known figure in the ATV, Quad, agricultural and ground equipment industry, is to join Arctic Cat UK as an Area Sales Manager.  He will be primarily responsible for the western half of England, Wales and Southern Ireland.
Jim Goddard brings 20 years technical, operational and sales experience of the agricultural, ATV and motorcycle industry to Arctic Cat's newly established UK subsidiary, based in Essex.  Most recently, he has been working in the agricultural and amenity equipment sector and his background also includes a period in sales management and dealer development with one of Arctic Cat's mainstream competitors.
Also well known on the competition circuit - around both on- and off-road Quads and motorcycles, Jim Goddard takes part regularly in Quad racing Enduros - and competed in the British Championship in 2003 and 2004.  He has competed in the Wesorn Beach Race for the last seven years running.
Arctic Cat UK, Director and General Manager Darren Harvey says, "We are delighted to welcome somebody of Jim Goddard's knowledge and experience so early on in the development of our UK operation.  Jim is well known in the industry and his infectious enthusiasm for both the product and the sector is going to be a great asset to our team".