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Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. announced today (Sept. 17) the promotion of three senior executives.
Christopher J. Braun and Roger L. Howsmon have each been named executive vice president over their respective operating groups, and Todd L. Inlander has been promoted to senior vice president.
The Riverside, Calif.-based company also announced that Forrest D. Theobald, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, will retire at the end of this fiscal year, in April 2005. He will be succeeded by Leonard J. McGill, who is currently senior vice president – corporate finance and chief governance officer.
According to a press release, Braun oversees all aspects of the company’s Recreational Vehicle Group, including operations, sales, product development and marketing. He joined Fleetwood in May 2003 as senior vice president – RV Group.
Howsmon is responsible for all aspects of Fleetwood’s Housing Group, including the wholesale and retail divisions and financial services. Howsmon was hired in June 2003 as senior vice president – Housing Group.
Inlander is Fleetwood’s chief information officer, and leads all of its information technology activities. He had worked with Fleetwood as a consultant, heading up its new technology initiatives, prior to his appointment as vice president in August 2000.
“These three executives exemplify the leadership and strength of Fleetwood’s management team,” said Edward B. Caudill, president and CEO. “I am pleased to recognize their accomplishments through these well-deserved promotions.”