Supreme Industries President Korth Steps Down
Goshen, Ind.-based Supreme Industries Inc., a manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles including truck bodies, shuttle buses, and armored vehicles, today (March 6) announced that Kim Korth has resigned as director, president and CEO.
According to a press release, Korth resigned in order to focus her efforts on IRN Inc., a consulting firm in the vehicle and transportation industry where she serves as owner and president. The move comes after Supreme Corp., a division of Supreme Industries, announced a major expansion in Goshen that could add 350 jobs in the next three years.
Korth served as interim president and CEO of Supreme Industries from February 2011 through September 2011, whereupon she was made president and CEO.
Herbert M. Gardner, chairman, noted: “The board sincerely appreciates Ms. Korth’s leadership through a challenging transition period, and recognizes her many significant accomplishments. The board wishes her well.”
Matthew W. Long, Supreme’s CFO, treasurer and assistant secretary, will serve as the acting CEO.