Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading outdoor lifestyle product , on August 24 announced the planned retirement of Matt Miller, President, Newmar Corporation, effective September 3, 2021. Miller started his career at Newmar in 1991 and has been President since 2006.
“We would like to thank Matt for his incredible leadership at Newmar and for being a valued member of the Winnebago Industries Executive Leadership Team,” said Winnebago Industries President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Happe. “Matt’s contributions are reflected in his ability to drive an engaged and healthy employee culture resulting in Newmar’s Class A Diesel market share growth and an unmatched reputation for building high-quality, premium . His involvement in Industry Association efforts is reflective of his commitment to drive quality, innovation, and service inside Newmar and the industry.”
While at Newmar, Miller was fundamental in guiding the company forward through dynamic times developing a strong culture committed to continuous improvement, craftsmanship, and overall excellence. He was also active within theIndustry serving on the RVIA board of directors and is a leading proponent of elevating service in the industry. Miller was instrumental in the of the (RVTI) in Elkhart, Indiana, and previously served as Chairman of the organization.
Brian Hazelton will assume the role as President, Newmar Corporation effective August 27, 2021, with the existing Newmar leadership team, continuing fully intact. Following his retirement, Miller will continue as a strategic advisor. Hazelton will transition to Newmar after most recently serving as the Senior Vice President, Winnebago-brand . A five-year veteran of Winnebago Industries, Hazelton has helped guide a transformation of the Winnebago business through new product efforts, building strong dealer relationships and driving service excellence.
“Brian’s provenexperience, familiarity with the industry and commitment to serving and retail customers will prove invaluable as we continue to grow the legacy of building high-quality Newmar products,” said Happe. “We look forward to the contributions Brian and the entire Newmar leadership team will drive in the years to come.”
About Winnebago Industries
Winnebago Industries, Inc. is a leading North of outdoor lifestyle products and commercial under the Winnebago, Grand Design, Chris-Craft, and Newmar brands, which are used primarily in leisure travel and activities. Winnebago Industries has previously announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barletta Pontoon Boats, the industry’s fastest-growing, premium pontoon boat . The company builds quality , travel trailers, fifth-wheel products, boats, and commercial community outreach . Winnebago Industries has multiple facilities in , Indiana, Minnesota, and . The Company’s common stock is listed on the Stock Exchange and traded under the symbol WGO. For access to Winnebago Industries’ investor relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases, visit http://investor.wgo.net.