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 .
Thu Jan 5, 2017
FOREST CITY, Iowa - Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of Richard Moss to its Board of Directors, effective Feb. 1.
Moss is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Hanesbrands Inc., a public company manufacturer of everyday leading basic apparel with annual revenues of more than $5 billion. Moss has served as CFO since 2011. Since joining HanesBrands in 2006, he has also held the positions of Chief Treasury and Tax Officer and Treasurer. Prior to joining HanesBrands, Moss served as CFO of Chattem, Inc. He was also previously Vice President and Treasurer of Sealy Corporation and Group Treasurer for Ansaldo STS.
"Winnebago Industries is embarking on truly exciting times in our company's long and storied history," Winnebago President and CEO Michael Happe says. "As we focus on improving our overall customer experience and driving higher levels of shareholder value, we are concurrently evolving the leadership within our Executive team and the Board of Directors. Welcoming Rick Moss to our Board is yet another important step in the right direction."
"The Board's role in guiding Winnebago Industries to higher levels of performance is paramount to that success," Winnebago Chairman of the Board Bob Chiusano says. "It is vital that our Board membership continue to evolve to enhance our collective ability to work with company management for the benefit of our end customers and shareholders. We welcome Mr. Moss to the Winnebago team and his vast array of diverse finance, international and business development experiences gained as a Senior Executive in multiple, quality organizations."
Moss received an MBA and Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In addition to serving on the full Board for Winnebago Industries, Moss will sit on the Audit and Finance committees.