Thor Director Retires

A picture of retiring Thor board of directors member Allen Kosowsky

Thor Industries Inc. Board of Directors member Allen Kosowsky announced his retirement after 15 years of serving on the board.

Thor announced two new board members, Christina Hennington and Laurel Hurd, will join the board effective Sept. 1.

“As part of this planned transition, Director Allen Kosowsky will retire from our board in October,” Thor Chairman Andy Graves said. “Allen’s contributions to our board and to Thor over the past 15 years have been significant, as he has added a strong voice that led improvements in both controls and governance. I speak for the entire board when I thank Allen for his service and dedication.”

Hennington is Target’s executive vice president and chief growth officer and a member of Target’s leadership team. She oversees merchandising, including product design and sourcing operations, as well as insights, strategy and innovation. As chief growth officer, she works across the organization to identify and pursue revenue-generating strategies and embed them in the business plan.

Hurd is Newell Brands’ segment president, learning and development, and has more than 30 years’ experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry, where she served as CEO of several divisions of Newell Brands. In her current position, Laurel has P&L responsibility over a $3 billion group which includes such brands as Sharpie, Elmer’s, Graco and Baby Jogger.

“We are very pleased to add Christina and Laurel to our board,” Graves said. “Both bring incredibly relevant experience and will be great additions to our board. As we continue to execute our board refreshment plan, our board becomes stronger.”

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