Northwood Investments, parent company to Northwood Manufacturing and Outdoors RV Manufacturing based in La Grande, Ore., announced the promotion of Craig Orton to president and CEO, replacing Jim Jones.
According to a press release, Orton has been a long-time employee at Northwood where he has served as CFO for over 10 years. Prior to his stint at Northwood, Orton served as a group controller for Jeld-Wen Inc. where he oversaw five international and nine domestic entities.
Northwood COO Ward King stated, “Given Craig’s familiarity with both companies along with his well established relationships with our current staff, this will be a truly seamless transition. All business operations at both facilities will continue to run as they currently have been.”