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PR Newswire  09/03/2014 4:15 PM ET
Thor Hires Head of Corporate Marketing

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced that it has hired Cecilia Garcia Redmond as Senior Director of Marketing.   In her newly created role, Ms. Redmond will be responsible for exploring and evaluating marketing opportunities which enhance Thor Industries and drive consumer interest and activity to Thor's subsidiaries.  

"We are pleased to welcome Cecilia to Thor and look forward to her contributions to our overall marketing efforts, particularly as we find ways to better connect with consumers through social media and emerging technologies," commented Bob Martin, Thor President and CEO.   "As we began implementing our strategic plan over the past year, we identified the need to enhance the coordination of our marketing efforts and leverage Thor's key strengths in the minds of consumers.   After a concerted effort, we believe we've found the right person to bring a greater focus to our corporate marketing efforts."

Ms. Redmond was most recently Director of Retail Marketing for Helzberg Diamonds based in Kansas City, Missouri.   Previously, Ms. Redmond held a variety of marketing positions at Collective Brands, Inc. where she helped position their major brands, including Payless Shoe Source, Stride Rite and Keds from 2001 until 2012.   She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication, majoring in Advertising from Florida International University.

About Thor Industries, Inc.

Thor is the sole owner of operating subsidiaries that, combined, represent one of the world's largest manufacturers of recreational vehicles.

This release includes certain statements that are "forward looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). These forward looking statements involve uncertainties and risks. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ from our expectations. Factors which could cause materially different results include, among others, price fluctuations, material or chassis supply restrictions, legislative and regulatory developments, the costs of compliance with increased governmental regulation, legal issues, the potential impact of increased tax burdens on our dealers and retail consumers, lower consumer confidence and the level of discretionary consumer spending, interest rate fluctuations, restrictive lending practices, recent management changes, the success of new product introductions, the pace of obtaining and producing at new production facilities, the pace of acquisitions, the integration of new acquisitions, the impact of the divestiture of the Company's bus businesses, asset impairment charges, cost structure changes, competition, general economic, market and political conditions and the other risks and uncertainties discussed more fully in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2013 and Part II, Item 1A of our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended April 30, 2014. We disclaim any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained in this release or to reflect any change in our expectations after the date of this release or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based, except as required by law.

SOURCE Thor Industries, Inc.

 

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