The Shyft Group, Inc. on Monday announced that Carl Esposito has been appointed to the company’s , effective March 14, 2022.
The company also announced the retirement of Ronald Harbour, 65, who has been a member of the Shyftsince 2009. He will retire from the board effective as of the company’s annual meeting of in May 2022.
The Shyft Group is a Northcompany specializing in , assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty markets.
Esposito brings decades of experience in leading strategic product innovation and global business lines in aerospace and technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, roles he has held since 2019.. He is currently Senior Vice President and President of the E-Systems business for Lear Corporation, a global
Before joining Lear in 2019, Esposito enjoyed a three-decade career at Honeywell, culminating in his position as the president of the Electronic Solutions Strategic Business Unit for Honeywell Aerospace. He was responsible for overseeing strategy, development of products, and sales. Before that, he was Vice of Marketing and Product Management.
Esposito held various roles in Europe and the United States during his years with Honeywell. His roles included global sales and marketing, product management and strategy, program management, and engineering.
“We welcome Carl to the Shyft Group’sand look forward to his contributions,” said James Sharman, Chair of the Board. “Carl’s longstanding business leadership in both innovation and electronics makes him a valuable addition to our Board as Shyft continues to invest in R&D, particularly in electrification, to grow and add value for our .”
“I am pleased to join The Shyft Group during this exciting time of growth overall and, in particular, while Shyft is entering thespace,” said Esposito. “I look forward to playing a proactive role in the Company’s continued growth momentum.”
About Shyft Group
The Shyft Group is the North government entities; the trades; and utility and infrastructure segments. The Shyft Group is organized into two core business units: Shyft Fleet & Services and Shyft Specialty .leader in specialty , assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty markets. Our customers include first-to-last mile delivery companies across vocations, federal, state, and local
Today, its family of brands includes Blue Arc EV Solutions, Utilimaster, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag and Magnum, Strobes-R-Us, Spartan Chassis, Builtmore Contract Manufacturing, and corresponding aftermarket provisions. The Shyft Group and its go-to-market brands are well known in their respective industries for quality, durability, and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 3,800 employees and contractors across campuses, and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, , Florida, Missouri, California, Arizona, Texas, and Saltillo, Mexico. The Company reported sales of $992 million in 2021. Learn more about The Shyft Group at TheShyftGroup.com.