Thor Industries appoints new VP of investor relations

ELKHART, Ind. — Thor Industries Inc. has appointed Mark Trinske as vice president of Investor Relations. In this role, Trinske will be responsible for all aspects of Thor’s investor relations program.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark Trinske as our new vice president of Investor Relations,” said Bob Martin, Thor president and CEO. “As Thor has grown we realize the importance of proactive engagement with our investors and the impact those efforts have on enhancing shareholder value. Mark brings a strong set of skills and experience in the leisure, automotive and manufacturing space that will be essential to success in bringing Thor’s IR team to the next level.”

Trinske will assume his role effective November 19, 2018, and will relocate to Elkhart, Indiana, to work from Thor’s headquarters. Immediately prior to joining Thor, Trinske was the vice president of Investor Relations for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., in Orlando, Florida. Previously, he held investor relations positions at EZCORP Inc., a consumer finance company based in Austin, Texas, Norit, N.V. a Netherlands-based company, and Affinia Group, a $3 billion automotive parts company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Trinske holds an undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Trinske commented, “I am excited to make an immediate impact as Thor’s vice president of Investor Relations. Thor is a solid company and industry leader in recreational vehicles, with a compelling strategic plan for growth and a value proposition that may be underappreciated by the investment community. Having spent more than two decades working in a variety of investor relations roles, my experience in building relationships with investors and analysts along with my perspective in broader industry trends will be helpful as we share the Thor story.”

Thor also announced that former director of Investor Relations, Jeff Tryka, would be acting in a consulting role to assist in the transition. Investors interested in holding a call to discuss the company’s upcoming fiscal 2019 first-quarter earnings announcement on December 6, 2018 may e-mail either Trinske at mtrinske@thorindustries.com or Tryka at jtryka@thorindustries.com to schedule a call.

SOURCE: Thor Industries press release

 

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at ingoodcompanycommunications@gmail.com.

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