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Keith Corson, one of the co-founders of Coachmen Industries Inc., officially retired from active employment at the company last Friday (Sept. 1), the company announced today (Sept. 6).

Corson’s duties as president and COO were assumed by Claire Skinner, chairman and CEO.

Corson will continue to assist Coachmen on a series of projects and remains a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

Corson co-founded Coachmen in 1964 with his brothers, Tom and Claude.

Coachmen announced during the summer that Corson would retire, although his departure date was not specified.