Supreme Industries, Inc.
(NYSE Amex: STS)
, a leading manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles, including truck bodies, shuttle buses, and armored vehicles, today announced that, in order to focus her efforts on IRN, Inc., a consulting firm in the vehicle and transportation industry, Ms. Kim Korth has resigned as director, president and chief executive officer. Ms. Korth is both president and owner of IRN, Inc.
Ms. Korth served as interim president and CEO of Supreme Industries, Inc., from February 2011 through September 2011, whereupon she was made president and CEO.
Herbert M. Gardner, Chairman of the Board of Supreme, said: "The Board sincerely appreciates Ms. Korth’s leadership through a challenging transition period, and recognizes her many significant accomplishments. The Board wishes her well."
Mr. Matthew W. Long, Supreme’s chief financial officer, treasurer, and assistant secretary, will serve as the Company’s acting CEO.
Supreme Industries, Inc. (STS), is a nationwide manufacturer of specialized truck bodies produced to the specifications of its customers. Supreme also manufactures the StarTrans® line of special-purpose "shuttle-type" buses. The Company's transportation equipment products are used by a wide variety of industrial, commercial, law enforcement and Homeland Security customers.