Dutchmen’s Thwaits Named Aspen/Kodiak GM
Goshen, Ind.-based towables builder Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. today (Sept. 9) announced the promotion of Ryan Thwaits to the position of general manager for the company’s Aspen Trail and Kodiak product lines.
“Ryan has had an immediate impact on our company from day one,” said Don Clark, president of Dutchmen, a Thor Industries Inc. company. “He has an eye for product with tremendous market knowledge, has great dealer relationships and is well deserving of his new position.
“Ryan has been instrumental in the revamping of the Kodiak product line as well as the introduction this year of the Aspen Trail entry-level travel trailer,” Clark added. “He has created products that are unique in the marketplace and has achieved tremendous growth with both lines.”
“I am excited for this opportunity to lead my team and to continue the growth of the Kodiak and Aspen trail products in the marketplace,” said Thwaits. “We are moving aggressively and with a great deal of enthusiasm to develop products that matter in the marketplace … We have some huge surprises in store for our dealers and will be unveiling an unbelievably cool new product at the upcoming open house in Elkhart at the RV Hall Fame.”