BROOKFIELD, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–REV Group, Inc. (NYSE:REVG), with leading companies that design and manufacture specialty vehicles in the fire and emergency, commercial and recreational industries, announces that Sagar Murthy has joined the management team as SVP, Chief Information Officer (CIO). Murthy will take on the role of current CIO Peter Panagis who is retiring. Reporting to Rod Rushing, President and CEO of REV Group, Murthy will oversee digital transformation, information technology strategy, application/infrastructure operations and business value creation across 20 manufacturing plants. which employ more than 7,000 employees in the United States.
Most recently, Murthy worked at Jason Group Inc. as Senior Vice President and GM APAC&ME and Group Chief Information Officer. Previously, he served as Vice President and Managing Director of Jason Group India, responsible for business operations in India and adjacent markets. Murthy spent most of his career at Actuant Corporation in a series of progressive leadership roles, concluding as Group Chief Information Officer, where he built and led a culturally diverse team of technology professionals supporting the Actuant’s diversified industrial manufacturing operations around the world.
“Sagar brings a proven track record as a hands-on transformational leader adept at creating, scaling and deploying cutting-edge digital technologies that drive growth and improve operational excellence,” said Rod Rushing, President and CEO. of REV Group. “He will work closely with Peter as we execute this planned transition. I would like to thank Peter for his contribution to the REV Group over the past five years and wish him a happy retirement.
Murthy earned an MBA in International Business from Marquette University and serves on the board of First Stage, Wisconsin’s leader in arts-in-education programs, supporting more than 20,000 children. every year.
About REV Group, Inc.
REV Group companies are designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, serving a diverse customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: fire and emergency, commercial and recreational. They provide custom vehicle solutions for applications including the essential needs of utilities (ambulances, firefighters, school buses and transit buses), commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers) and consumer recreation ( recreational vehicles). REV Group’s diverse portfolio is made up of well-established leading vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Many of the REV Group brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back over 50 years. REV Group is listed on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG
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