Keystone RV Co. announced today (Oct. 19) the promotion of Dustin Tavernier as product manager for the Springdale, Summerland and Residence line of travel trailers and fifth-wheels.
An eight-year Keystone veteran, Tavernier most recently led the Bullet-Premier team and played an instrumental role in the ultralite brand’s rapid rise in sales, according to a news release. In his new capacity as Springdale product manager, Tavernier will be taking charge of one of Keystone’s most recognized family camper brands as well as the number two retailing trailer in North America.
According to group general manager Matt Zimmerman, Tavernier brings to Springdale an intuitive feel for RV product development combined with a hands on understanding of customer needs and wants. Says Zimmerman, “As a Springdale district sales manager for six years, Dustin knows the customer and the dealers well. He is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about this segment of the market. We look forward to Dustin leading the Springdale, Summerland and Residence brands to new success.”
Springdale is built at Keystone’s Goshen, Ind., complex as well as at the company’s Pendleton, Ore., facilities.