Winnebago Industries Inc. announced the appointment of William C. Fisher to an open seat on its board. According to a press release, his term will begin on May 1, and he will be placed on the proxy in October for election by the shareholders in December to serve the remainder of the three-year term.

Fisher was the vice president and chief information officer of Polaris Industries Inc. from November 2007 until he retired on December 31, 2014. During his tenure at Polaris he also served as general manager of service overseeing all technical, dealer, and consumer service operations. Prior to joining Polaris, Fisher was employed by MTS Systems for 15 years in various positions in information services, software engineering, control product development, and general management.

Winnebago Chairman, CEO and President Randy Potts said, “We are excited to have Bill joining our Board. He brings a wealth of knowledge about both information technology and consumer discretionary products that will make him a valuable resource for the company. His addition could not be more timely given our recently commenced ERP system implementation strategic initiative.”