Thor Industries, Inc. appointed Jeffrey D. Lorenger to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Lorenger is the president, CEO and chairman of the Board for HNI Corporation, a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and residential building products. He has served as president and CEO since June 2018 and chairman of the Board since February 2020. 

Lorenger has worked at HNI for 25 years, including as president of Office Furniture, president of Allsteel, and general counsel of HNI before assuming his current role.

Lorenger fills the Board seat recently vacated by Wilson Jones’ retirement in December 2023. With his appointment, Thor’s Board of Directors has nine members.

“We are very pleased to add Jeff to our Board of Directors. Jeff brings a deep understanding of the complexities of manufacturing and managing independent distribution and has a diverse background of leadership experience that will serve the company and its shareholders well in the years to come,” offered chairman Andy Graves.

“Jeff’s decades of experience and successful track record in corporate leadership and manufacturing will provide valuable insight as Thor continues to lead the recreational vehicle industry,” added Bob Martin, Thor president and CEO.

Lorenger holds three degrees from the University of Iowa—a BBA in Marketing, a Juris Doctorate, and an MBA.

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