MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. has named Lawrence G. Hund president and chief operating officer of Harley-Davidson Financial Services Inc. (HDFS), effective June 29.

Hund will report to Harley-Davidson Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Keith Wandell. HDFS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harley-Davidson Inc., provides wholesale financing to Harley-Davidson dealers and retail financing to customers.

"Larry is a seasoned financial services executive and we are extremely pleased to have him back at HDFS," said Wandell. "His leadership skills, combined with his deep knowledge of the industry, our organization and our dealer network, will be extremely valuable to HDFS both in the current economic environment and going forward."

Hund, 53, was chief financial officer of HDFS from 2002 to 2007 and also served as interim HDFS chief operating officer for several months in 2006 and 2007. Hund comes to HDFS from Tygris Commercial Finance where he is executive vice president and chief financial officer. A 24-year financial services industry veteran, Hund also spent seventeen years at Heller Financial Inc., where he was executive vice president and controller.

Harley-Davidson Inc. Vice President and Treasurer Perry Glassgow, who since early May has also been serving as interim HDFS president, remains with the company in his treasury role.