FOREST CITY, IA--(Marketwired - November 10, 2016) - Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO) today announced it has hired Jeff Kubacki to the position of Vice President - Information Technology, Chief Information Officer effective November 14, 2016. Kubacki will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Happe and will be responsible for overseeing the Company's Information Technology infrastructure and articulating a clear future state enterprise information architecture.
Kubacki previously was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Westinghouse Electric Company, a global provider of nuclear power plant products and services. Prior to that position he was Chief Information Officer at Alliant Techsystems, a defense, aerospace, sporting goods and retail markets company and Kroll, a global risk consulting firm. Kubacki has also held various IT roles with Ecolab.
"We are thrilled to attract and hire someone of Jeff's caliber to our Winnebago Industries team," said Happe. "Jeff will be a critical resource as we continue our digital transformation journey. He will focus on the implementation of our ERP project, but will also provide functional leadership in building a data-driven decision making culture. Jeff will also work with our product management and engineering teams in the future to create a more connected customer digital experience. We welcome Jeff to the Winnebago team and look forward to the contributions he will make to allow the Company to serve our customers more effectively."
Kubacki received a Master's of Business Administration from the University of South Florida and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
About Winnebago Industries
Winnebago Industries, Inc., is a leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles, which are used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motorhomes, travel trailers, and fifth wheel products. Winnebago Industries has received the Quality Circle Award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association every year since 1996. Winnebago has multiple facilities in Iowa, Indiana, Oregon and Minnesota. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company new releases, visit http://investor.wgo.net.
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