Spartan Names Ickes To Run SCV Group
Spartan Motors, Inc. has announced the promotion of Arthur Ickes to president of the Specialty Chassis and Vehicles (SCV) business unit, which includes the RV Chassis, Specialty Vehicles, Defense and Government as well as the Aftermarket Parts and Assemblies group. While his appointment was effective June 3rd, Spartan’s announcement said Ickes will expand his new responsibilities during the 3rd quarter, while gradually transitioning out of his current role, which includes completing the relocation of the Utilimaster operations to Bristol, Ind. from Wakarusa, Ind.
Ickes will report to John Sztykiel, president and CEO of Spartan Motors. Eric West, general manager of the RV business at Spartan Chassis, will report to Ickes. Ickes joined Spartan Motors as executive director of operations in 2005 and more recently as senior vice president of operations since 2007.