Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS) has selected Mark D. Weber to be the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company effective May 6.
Weber, 55, has served since 1996 as an executive at Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a global manufacturer of environmental and safety solutions for municipal, governmental, and industrial customers. Since 2003, Weber served as the Group President responsible for five divisions with revenues in excess of $500 million supporting global customers in the firefighting, municipal cleaning, industrial access, and industrial cleaning market segments. During his tenure at Federal Signal, he was instrumental in deploying lean enterprise and ISO quality systems, restructuring and divesture of non-core assets, and aggressive revenue expansion in high-growth segments.
Prior to Federal Signal, Weber spent 17 years at Cummins Engine Company (NYSE: CMI), serving in a variety of operations management and new product development assignments with increasing responsibility. During his last assignment at Cummins as Director of Advanced Midrange Engine Manufacturing, Weber led a team that was responsible for the development and execution of a global manufacturing strategy for its largest diesel engine business segment. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University.
"Mark brings a market-based strategic perspective, high level of customer focus, and a strong commitment to talent development. He has a proven track record in developing market-leading brands, which is built on a foundation of more than 30 years' experience in manufacturing," commented Herbert Gardner, Supreme's Chairman of the Board. "We believe that Mark will be a great complement to our executive leadership team and should ensure a continuation of the excellent progress the Company is making."