The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Wed Dec 21, 2016
The Human Resources Committee of the Board of Directors of Winnebago Industries, Inc. has approved a stock option grant to the company's CEO Michael Happe of 17,000 shares of common stock, as well as an increase to his annual base pay from $550,000 to $625,000.
The exercise price of the option grant is $35.50 per share. The option grant vests in 1/3 increments over three years. The option lasts for 10 years. The shares were issued pursuant to the authority of the 2014 Omnibus Equity, Performance Award and Incentive Compensation Plan.
The report was submitted to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.