Supreme Industries Names Mark D. Weber President and Chief Executive Officer Business Wire GOSHEN, Ind. -- April 19, 2013 Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS), a leading manufacturer of vehicles including truck bodies, buses, armored vehicles, and specialty vehicles, today announced that Mark D. Weber has been selected by Supreme’s Board of Directors to be the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective May 6, 2013. Mr. Weber, 55, has served since 1996 as an executive at Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a global manufacturer of environmental and safety solutions for municipal, governmental, and industrial customers. Since 2003, Mr. Weber served as the Group President responsible for five divisions with revenues in excess of $500 million supporting global customers in the firefighting, municipal cleaning, industrial access, and industrial cleaning market segments. During his tenure at Federal Signal, he was instrumental in deploying lean enterprise and ISO quality systems, restructuring and divesture of non-core assets, and aggressive revenue expansion in high-growth segments. Prior to Federal Signal, Mr. Weber spent 17 years at Cummins Engine Company (NYSE: CMI), a global technology leader in the diesel engine market, serving in a variety of operations management and new product development assignments with increasing responsibility. During his last assignment at Cummins as Director of Advanced Midrange Engine Manufacturing, Mr. Weber led a team that was responsible for the development and execution of a global manufacturing strategy for its largest diesel engine business segment. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University. “Mark brings a market-based strategic perspective, high level of customer focus, and a strong commitment to talent development. He has a proven track record in developing market-leading brands, which is built on a foundation of more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing,” commented Herbert Gardner, Supreme’s Chairman of the Board. “We believe that Mark will be a great complement to our executive leadership team and should ensure a continuation of the excellent progress the Company is making.” To be added to Supreme Industries’ email distribution list, please click on the link below: http://www.clearperspectiveqroup.com/clearsite/sts/emailoptin.html. About Supreme Industries Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS) is a nationwide manufacturer of specialized truck bodies produced to the specifications of its customers. Supreme also manufactures the StarTrans® line of special-purpose “shuttle-type” buses. The Company’s transportation equipment products are used by a wide variety of industrial, commercial, and law enforcement customers. News releases and other information on the Company are available on the Internet at: http://www.supremeind.com or http://www.b2i.us/irpass.asp?BzID=1482&to=ea&s=0 This report contains forward-looking statements, other than historical facts, which reflect the view of management with respect to future events. When used in this report, words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “intend,” “should,” and similar expressions, as they relate to the Company or its plans or operations, identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. Although management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, and it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such expectations include, without limitation, an economic slowdown in the specialized vehicle industry, limitations on the availability of chassis on which the Company’s product is dependent, availability of raw materials, raw material cost increases, and severe interest rate increases. Furthermore, the Company can provide no assurance that such raw material cost increases can be passed on to its customers through implementation of price increases for the Company’s products. The forward-looking statements contained herein reflect the current view of management with respect to future events and are subject to those factors and other risks, uncertainties, and assumptions relating to the operations, results of operations, cash flows, and financial position of the Company. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or to update the reasons actual results could differ from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Contact: Supreme Industries, Inc. Matthew W. Long, 574-642-4888 Ext. 415 Chief Financial Officer & Interim Chief Executive Officer
Supreme Industries Names Mark D. Weber President and Chief Executive Officer
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