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Skyline Corp., an Elkhart, Ind.-based builder of park model RVs and manufactured housing, announced that Jeff Newport has been promoted to chief operating officer.

According to a news release, Newport has served as senior vice president of operations since joining Skyline in February 2016. Newport will continue to report to President and CEO Richard Florea, and will serve as a member of the executive leadership team.

He will be responsible for leading Skyline’s overall operations including the areas of manufacturing, procurement, quality, human resources and engineering.

“Jeff has already made a significant impact on our operations and his promotion to chief operating officer is well-earned,” said Florea. “I have worked closely with Jeff over the past 12 months and I look forward to continue working together as we strive to continuously improve our operating efficiency and overall profitability.”