Goshen, Ind.-based Supreme Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of vehicles including truck bodies, buses, armored vehicles and specialty vehicles, announced that the company’s board selected Mark D. Weber as president and CEO, effective May 6.
According to a press release, Weber, 55, has served since 1996 as an executive at Federal Signal Corp., a global manufacturer of environmental and safety solutions for municipal, governmental, and industrial customers. In 2003, Weber was named group president responsible for five divisions with revenues in excess of $500 million supporting global customers in the firefighting, municipal cleaning, industrial access, and industrial cleaning market segments. During his tenure at Federal Signal, he was instrumental in deploying lean enterprise and ISO quality systems, restructuring and divesture of non-core assets, and aggressive revenue expansion in high-growth segments.
Prior to Federal Signal, Mr. Weber spent 17 years at Cummins Engine Co. including serving as director of advanced midrange engine manufacturing. He holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and a MBA from Indiana University.
“Mark brings a market-based strategic perspective, high level of customer focus, and a strong commitment to talent development. He has a proven track record in developing market-leading brands, which is built on a foundation of more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing,” commented Herbert Gardner, Supreme’s chairman. “We believe that Mark will be a great complement to our executive leadership team and should ensure a continuation of the excellent progress the company is making.”