Helmuth Steps Down as President For Genesis
Industry supplier Genesis Products Inc. CEO Jon Wenger announced today (Oct. 25) that Jon Helmuth has “transitioned away from his role as president, according to a press release.
“I have assumed the title of president and CEO with all of its responsibilities,” said Wenger. “Jon has moved into a support role for the company and will stay connected in key areas to help continue Genesis’ success.”
Helmuth stated, “The company has strongly benefited from our collective work together, and Jon Wenger has continued to take on more and more aspects of leadership and this move reflects that ongoing process within our organization. I love Genesis and I’m terribly proud of what we’ve created together.”
Helmuth and Wenger started Elkhart Ind.-based Genesis in 2002.
“I know Jon is excited to enter into a new phase of life and I’m energized to continue my work in moving Genesis forward,” Wenger noted. “With key executives Heather Jenks (vice president of sales, RV) and Kelly Green (vice president, laminates) I’m confident we will take Genesis to new levels.
“Our focus is squarely in the areas of execution and being the absolute best supplier of our products. Every day we strive to be better and deliver value to our customers through expertise and service. Genesis’ core values of ‘Always Improving, Agility, and Enjoyment’ drive everything we do.”
Genesis employees 350 people and operates five locations in Indiana and Virginia.