Korth Interim President Of Supreme Industries

Posted on February 3, 2011

Kim Korth, 56, president and owner of IRN Inc., a consulting firm in the vehicle and transportation industry, has been appointed interim president and CEO of Supreme Industries, Inc., a Goshen, Ind.-based manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles. She succeeds Robert W. Wilson, president and chief operating officer, who has announced his retirement. Herbert M. Gardner, who had served as chairman and CEO, will continue as chairman, but will relinquish the CEO role.

Wilson will work with the company in the leadership transition and will also continue in his position on Supreme’s board of directors. A committee has been established to identify and hire a new president and CEO, with the process expected to be completed in the third quarter of this year.

Korth has been active in the transportation industry for more than 25 years and has worked with a variety of industry participants. She is a former director of Spartan Motors, Inc.