Thor Industries adds experience to board of directors

Thor Industries, the owner of leading RV brands including Airstream, Jayco and Erwin Hymer Group has apponted William J. Kelley Jr. to its board of directors, effective 1st November. William (Bill) is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Treehouse Foods, and brings more than 30 years of financial and operational experience to the Thor group. He will serve the Thor Industries board as a member of the Compensation and Development Committee and the Audit Committee of the Board.

"I am pleased to welcome Bill to our board of directors given his proven track record of strategic value creation through his strong financial management expertise," said Andrew E. Graves, chairman of the board of Thor Industries.

"Bill brings a fresh perspective to Thor's Board, and we anticipate that his extensive fiscal and enterprise risk management experience overseeing finance, accounting and controls at the leadership level for Fortune 500 companies will serve us well.  Bill's knowledge will fortify Thor Industries' as a leader in transformation and change initiatives across the enterprise. His appointment is further demonstration of the significant value we place upon corporate governance, risk oversight, board refreshment and diversity."

Bill’s other notable career highlights include serving the Kraft Heinz Company as head of global audit, working as senior vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer of Hillshire Brands Company and other key finance and accounting roles at Arthur Anderson and Cargill Inc.