NORCO, Calif. - Spearmint Rhino Consulting Worldwide has promoted Ross Yamashita to VP of marketing.

Yamashita joined the company in early 2007 as corporate marketing manager, overseeing all aspects of marketing, public relations and advertising for Spearmint Rhino clubs across the U.S. He will now oversee the marketing and art departments for Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Clubs, Spearmint Rhino Films and Ninn Worx_SR.

"I am fully confident in Ross's abilities to handle the day-to-day decision making for all of our companies," said John Gray, CEO of Spearmint Rhino Consulting Worldwide, Inc. "He will act as my liaison with all our current vendors and will be responsible for not only maintaining and fostering our current relationships but also creating and establishing new key relationships to help expand the Spearmint Rhino brand."

Prior to joining Spearmint Rhino, Yamashita managed and ran several gentlemen's clubs in Las Vegas.

"I'm happy to be given this opportunity," said Yamashita. "With Spearmint Rhino Films and Ninn Worx_SR added to our already successful gentlemen's club chain, it's a very exciting time for Spearmint Rhino."

Yamashita can be reached at (951) 371-3788 or via email at ryamashita@spearmintrhino.com.