Industry supplier Blue Ox announced that Raymond Padgett has been named as vice president of marketing, effective Aug. 19.
According to a press release, Padgett has worked with Blue Ox in a variety of capacities for over 15 years. Prior to Blue Ox, Padgett worked for 12 years with Stag Parkway Inc. along with Keystone Automotive, where he helped the company expand into the RV market.
Padgett also holds board seats with the Recreation Vehicle Aftermarket Association (RVAA) and the RV/MH Hall of Fame.
The teams reporting directly to Padgett will include marketing and rally sales and service.
“I am looking forward to Raymond joining the executive team at Blue Ox,” said Jay Hesse, president of Pender, Neb.-based Blue Ox. “I’ve always had a deep respect for Raymond and I’m confident that he will be a strong presence in helping us grow our business in all the markets we serve.”