Wabash National® Announces Senior Management Changes
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – May 30, 2013 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today announced a number of senior management changes made to support the company’s recently expanded business structure. “These new assignments recognize individual performance and provide key leaders with opportunities for further growth and career development,” said Dick Giromini, Wabash National President and CEO. “We have a strong and talented leadership team that will help ensure our future success as we continue to grow and diversify the business.”
Mark Weber, who has served as Wabash National’s Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since August 2009, has been named Senior Vice President - Group President of the Diversified Products Group business segment. In this role, he will assume full day-to-day operating and P&L responsibilities for all entities in this business segment, which includes all business units of the Walker Group, the Wabash Composites business and Wabash Wood Products.
Jeff Taylor has been appointed Vice President - Acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Wabash National Corporation. Previously with King Pharmaceuticals in Bristol, Tenn., Taylor joined Wabash National in July of 2012 as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. He has also been named as an Executive Officer of the company.
Brent Yeagy, who has served as Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Trailer Products since January 2010, has been appointed Senior Vice President - Group President of the Commercial Trailer Products business segment and named as an Executive Officer of the company. Yeagy will continue to have full day-to-day operating and P&L responsibilities for all Lafayette, Ind., van trailer operations and Transcraft operations in Cadiz, Ky.
Bill Pitchford has been appointed Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Assistant Secretary and named as an Executive Officer of the company. Previously with Ford Motor Company, Pitchford joined Wabash National in December of 2011 as Vice President of Human Resources. He will succeed Tim Monahan, who recently announced his plans to retire effective December 31, 2013.
The organizational changes become effective on June 1, 2013. Bios on company officers will be available on www.wabashnational.com.
About Wabash National Corporation
Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, platform trailers, intermodal equipment, liquid tank trailers, frac tanks, engineered products, and composite products. Wabash National operates three wholly-owned subsidiaries: Transcraft Corporation, Walker Group Holdings LLC and Wabash National Trailer Centers, Inc. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Transcraft®, Benson®, DuraPlate®, ArcticLite®, Walker® Transport, Walker® Stainless Equipment, Walker® Defense Group, Walker® Barrier Systems, Walker® Engineered Products, Brenner® Tank, Garsite™, Progress Tank™, TST®, Bulk Tank International™ and Extract Technology®. To learn more, visit www.wabashnational.com.
Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company manufactures a diverse range of products including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Visit www.wabashnational.com to learn more.