25 March 2020
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REV Group appoints new CEO

The REV Group, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty vehicles, has announced that Timothy Sullivan is leaving his role as CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors and being replaced by Rodney N. Rushing, effective March 23, 2020. Mr Rushing will assume day-to-day strategic and operational leadership of the Company and will also join REV Group’s board of directors.

Prior to joining REV Group, Rod Rushing was President, Building Solutions North America at Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI), a $9 billion revenue business with 30,000 employees. Over the course of 30 years with JCI, Rod Rushing has demonstrated results-oriented leadership in leading both product and service businesses within the JCI portfolio. His experience spans sales and distribution management, engineering, product development, operations and M&A, and more than 20 years of P&L management. He has held multiple executive-level leadership positions, focused on delivering results for customers and creating shareholder value.

“The Board is confident we’ve selected the ideal next leader of REV Group in Rod. He has a proven track record of delivering high-quality performance through organizational development, financial acuity, commercial excellence, and operational discipline. We were impressed with Rod as a leader, his strategic approach to managing business drivers, and his ability to align resources to achieve results and deliver shareholder value,” said Paul Bamatter, Chairman of the Board.

REV Group (REVG) is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. It serves a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. It provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles and ‘RVs’).