17 October 2023
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Thor Industries announces retirement of Director Wilson Jones

THOR Industries, Inc. had announced the retirement of Wilson Jones from its Board of Directors, effective December 15, 2023, after nine yearsr of dedicated service.

Wilson Jones devoted most of his professional career to Oshkosh Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. He joined Oshkosh in 2005 and held senior leadership positions in the Fire & Emergency segment and Access Equipment segment before being named President and Chief Executive Officer in January of 2016. Wilson Jones retired as Chief Executive Officer and board member of Oshkosh Corporation in April of 2021.

Wilson Jones joined THOR’s Board of Directors in 2014, where he provided consistent and able counsel. Most recently, he served as Chairman of the Company’s Compensation & Development Committee and as a member of the the Environmental, Social, Governance & Nomination Committee.

“THOR Industries has been very fortunate to have Wilson serve on our board for the last nine years,” commented Board Chairman Andy Graves. “All of us who have worked with Wilson on THOR’s Board of Directors have benefited from his leadership and his commitment to the Company. His extensive knowledge of the specialty vehicles industry, and financial and management expertise helped guide THOR’s incredible performance. We extend our gratitude and best wishes to Wilson upon his retirement.”

Bob Martin, THOR’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “Wilson has played an influential role on our Board of Directors for nine years, helping guide our Company through periods of growth unparalleled in the industry. Wilson’s leadership and collaboration on the board will be greatly missed and we are deeply grateful for the significant contributions he has made.”

THOR’s Board of Directors has engaged a search firm to identify and retain a suitable replacement for Wilson Jones and expects to name a replacement some time during the first calendar quarter of 2024.

THOR Industries is the sole owner of operating companies which, combined, represent one of the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles. For more information on the Company and its products, please go to www.thorindustries.com.