REV Group appoints new president

REV Group appoints new president

REV Group, Inc has announced that Dan DesRochers has joined their executive leadership team as President of REV Fire Group. Reporting to Rod Rushing, President and CEO of REV Group, DesRochers will oversee the REV Fire Group brands E-ONE, Ferrara, KME, Spartan Emergency Response, Smeal, Spartan Fire Chassis and Ladder Tower.

Most recently, DesRochers served as President and COO at Morgan Truck Body, LLC, a division of JB Poindexter & Co where he led a team of 2,500 and oversaw 14 plants for the largest North American manufacturer of dry freight and refrigerated truck bodies. He also previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Morgan Olson. Over his 30-year career, DesRochers has held leadership roles with General Electric, United States Can Company, and Federal Signal Corporation.

Commenting on DesRoschers appointment, Rod Rushing, said: “Dan has a proven track record in Manufacturing Operations and Supply Chain Management in multi-plant environments and he has successfully led business turnarounds while building a performance culture.

“Our Fire business is well positioned for the future, and we look forward to Dan’s leadership of our team to better serve our customers and increase value for our shareholders.”

DesRochers, who will be based at E-ONE in Ocala, FL, earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin.

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