Skyline Champion Corp. announced that Chief Executive Officer Keith Anderson will be retiring on June 1. The board of directors has appointed Executive Vice President and President of U.S. Operations Mark Yost to serve as successor to Anderson as president and CEO, effective June 1. In addition, Yost will join the board of directors, effective immediately. To ensure a seamless transition, Anderson will continue to serve as a member of the board.
Timothy Bernlohr, chairman of the board, stated, “Keith has played an important role in the growth of Champion Home Builders and then Skyline Champion through the combination with Skyline Corporation last year. I would like to thank Keith for his tremendous contribution over the years as he helped build the foundation to position the company for success in the years to come. We look forward to his continued strategic vision and guidance to the company as a member of the Board.”
Anderson stated, “It has been a pleasure leading Skyline Champion during such an exciting period for the company and I look forward to continuing to serve on the board. I would like to thank all of our employees for their hard work and dedication in making Skyline Champion the largest publicly traded, factory-built housing company in North America. I believe that Mark is the right leader for the next stage of Skyline Champion and I remain confident that he can continue to leverage the strong momentum in the business. Mark and the company’s leadership team have been instrumental in achieving Skyline Champion’s strategic goals and will drive future value to our employees, customers and shareholders.”