Thor Announces Organizational Changes at Dutchmen Subsidiary

         Thor Announces Organizational Changes at Dutchmen Subsidiary

PR Newswire

ELKHART, Ind., March 19, 2013

ELKHART, Ind., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:
THO) today announced a series of organizational changes at its Dutchmen RV
subsidiary. Effective immediately, Matt Zimmerman, president of Keystone RV,
will assume the additional responsibilities of overseeing Dutchmen RV and Aram
Koltookian, formerly general manager at Keystone, will become executive vice
president of Dutchmen. These moves are expected to result in improved
operating efficiencies, product quality and customer support.

"Matt and Aram have played a major role in Keystone RV's success over the past
14 years," remarked Thor Industries President and Chief Operating Officer Bob
Martin. "We plan to draw on their ability to lead a well-managed,
customer-focused organization as we focus on accelerating Dutchmen's growth."

Martin underscored the strength of the Dutchmen dealer network and Dutchmen
brands: "Voltage, Coleman, Aspen Trail and Denali are highly regarded names
that attract strong consumer interest and dealer commitment. We believe that
the entire Dutchmen family will grow and prosper as overall quality and
back-end support continue to improve."

"Dutchmen RV has great momentum right now," commented Zimmerman. "It is our
primary focus to keep that going as we strengthen all areas of the business to
handle further growth. Dutchmen RV will remain independent and continue to
develop and bring to market exciting new Dutchmen-branded products. In
addition, Dutchmen will continue to operate with its own sales force,
engineering staff, product development team and production facilities. The
only changes the Dutchmen dealer should see are improved quality and customer
support."

About Dutchmen RV

Established in 1988, Dutchmen brands are some of the most recognized in the RV
industry and include Aspen Trail, Coleman, Denali, Dutchmen, Infinity, Kodiak,
Komfort, and Voltage. Dutchmen is a subsidiary of Thor Industries, the sole
owner of operating subsidiaries that, combined, represent the world's largest
manufacturer of recreation vehicles and is a major builder of commercial buses
and ambulances.

This release includes certain statements that are "forward looking" statements
within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the
"Exchange Act"). These forward looking statements involve uncertainties and
risks. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ from our
expectations. Factors which could cause materially different results include,
among others, price fluctuations, material or chassis supply restrictions,
legislative and regulatory developments, the costs of compliance with
increased governmental regulation, legal issues, the potential impact of
increased tax burdens on our dealers and retail consumers, lower consumer
confidence and the level of discretionary consumer spending, the level of
state and federal funding available for transportation, interest rate
increases, restrictive lending practices, recent management changes, the
success of new product introductions, the pace of acquisitions, asset
impairment charges, cost structure improvements, competition and general
economic conditions and the other risks and uncertainties discussed more fully
in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2012
and Part II, Item 1A of our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended
January 31, 2013. We disclaim any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any
updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained in this
release or to reflect any change in our expectations after the date of this
release or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any
statement is based, except as required by law.

SOURCE Thor Industries, Inc.

Contact: Peter B. Orthwein or Jeffery A. Tryka, CFA, +1-574-970-7912
 
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