BROOKFIELD, Wis. – REV Group Inc., introduced in a press launch the promotion of Brian Stout to vice chairman and normal supervisor of Midwest Automotive Designs LLC. Stout has labored in varied operational roles at Midwest Automotive Designs for the previous 10 years, serving because the director of operations for the previous three years. He’ll report back to REV Recreation Phase President Mike Lanciotti.
Primarily based in Elkhart, Ind., Midwest Automotive Designs launched the Sprinter luxurious van in 2001 and is now one of the crucial revered names in Sprinter Van customized conversions, recognized for high quality, efficiency, and security engineering.
Since becoming a member of Midwest Automotive Designs in 2012, Stout has overseen 4 plant relocations whereas guaranteeing minimal downtime and a fast manufacturing ramp up within the new services. As director of operations, Stout has helped to extend manufacturing from 5 vans per week to highs of 40 vans per week. Earlier than becoming a member of Midwest, Stout was operations supervisor at Agile Autos the place he developed customized advertising autos for world manufacturers together with Crimson Bull.
“Brian has been integral to Midwest’s progress, serving to to extend manufacturing ranges and figuring out alternatives for enchancment in effectivity and effectiveness,” mentioned Lanciotti. “His super affect on the success of the enterprise made him the best candidate to imagine the management position, and we stay up for what he achieves because the VP/GM of Midwest Automotive Designs.”
Stout holds an affiliate’s diploma in enterprise administration from Southwestern Michigan School and is a Six Sigma Inexperienced Belt.
Stout’s promotion takes speedy impact.