Patrick Industries reports the announcement of John A. Forbes to its Board of Directors, effective August 18th, 2011. The 51 year old Forbes is the President of Utilimaster Corporation, a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. Prior to being named President in July 2010, Mr. Forbes was the CFO of Utilimaster from May 2009 to July 2010, the CFO of Nautic Global Group from 2007 to 2009, and the CFO of Adorn, LLC from 2003 to 2007. “We are pleased to welcome John to our Board, and confident that his leadership, passion, enthusiasm, and experience will be an asset to the Company as we execute on our strategic plan and continue to focus on increasing shareholder value,” said Patrick’s Todd M. Cleveland, President and CEO. Patrick Industries is one of the manufactured housing related firms tracked by MHProNews.com Daily Business News market report. Patrick is a major manufacturer of component products and distributor of building products serving the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing, kitchen cabinet, household furniture, fixtures and commercial furnishings, marine, and other industrial markets and operates coast-to-coast through locations in 12 states.
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