Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. announced today (April 25) that Leonard J. McGill has been named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective immediately.
Forrest D. Theobald, who held the position for four years, has retired after 30 years with the Riverside, Calif., company.
According to a press release, McGill joined Fleetwood in February 2002 as vice president, deputy general counsel and was promoted to senior vice president, corporate finance and chief governance officer in November 2003.
“Len has proven himself to be a highly capable attorney and businessperson, and is a tremendous asset to Fleetwood,” said Elden L. Smith, president and CEO. “We are fortunate to have such an able successor to Forrest, and I look forward to working closely with Len in the years to come.”
McGill received his law degree from Georgetown University in 1986, and was in private practice specializing in corporate and securities law before joining Fleetwood.
Theobald joined Fleetwood’s legal department in 1975 as assistant general counsel. In 1980, he was promoted to associate general counsel and director, corporate real estate. He was promoted to senior vice president, general counsel and secretary in 2001.