Orthwein to Be Inducted into RV Hall of Fame

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July 29, 2014 by   Comments Off on Orthwein to Be Inducted into RV Hall of Fame

Peter Orthwein

Peter Orthwein

Thor Industries Inc. Executive Chairman and co-founder Peter B. Orthwein will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame at a gala dinner and induction ceremony honoring the Class of 2014 at 7 p.m. on Aug. 4 in Elkhart, Ind.

“We are happy to celebrate our co-founder Peter Orthwein being inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame. This is a great honor in our industry and one that is well deserved,” said Bob Martin, Thor president and CEO. “Throughout his 34 years with Thor, Peter has had a strong influence over the development of the modern recreational vehicle industry, and he has also been a great mentor and role model for the current generation of leaders in the industry. All of us at Thor wish to congratulate Peter on this great honor as we look forward to many years of his continued leadership and influence on our company.”

In addition to Orthwein, the Hall of Fame Class of 2014 includes nine leaders of the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industries, representing manufacturers, suppliers, dealers and publishers that have helped to shape the industry.  Orthwein’s induction into the Hall of Fame follows Thor co-founder Wade F. B. Thompson who was inducted in 2008.


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