Genesis Products Inc. announced that Matt Hazelbaker has joined the management team to take over operations and help position the company for strategic growth. According to a press release, Hazelbaker is an RV Industry veteran having spent 13 years at Lippert Components Inc. where he held a number of positions as part of the executive management team.
Hazelbaker assumes the role of vice president of operations and will oversee all of the company’s Indiana plants as well as managing all Genesis operational standards. He will partner with President and CEO Jon Wenger and the Genesis leadership team to advance the company as it positions itself for the future.
“Genesis is an exceptional company with a talented team of people,” says Hazelbaker. “I look forward to working with them as we pursue new opportunities and enhance our current capabilities.”
“Matt is recognized throughout the industry as an experienced operating executive. He brings great enthusiasm to this role and shares our vision for how Genesis can excel in the RV Industry and into new markets,” said Wenger. “The Genesis team will definitely benefit from the addition of a strong motivational leader who also brings discipline and accountability to our operations.”
Hazelbaker served as the president of Voyager Inc. from 2011 to 2013 after his tenure at Lippert and also as president & COO of Merhow Acquisition Corp. in 2013. He holds a bachelor’s in business administration and zoology from Miami University and lives in Goshen, Ind.