Harold Wyland, who retired from Patrick Industries Inc. during 1999, was named chairman of the Elkhart, Ind.-based RV/manufactured housing industry supplier/distributor on Tuesday (May 29).

Wyland, 64, replaces Mervin Lung, 78, who now is chairman emeritus of the firm he founded in 1959.

Wyland was vice president of sales and marketing for Patrick until he retired during 1999. He has been involved in the RV and manufactured home industries for a total of 47 years.