Kevin Strudthoff appointed as General Manager of REV Group’s Snyder facility

June 10, 2024

New leadership at Snyder, NE, fire truck manufacturing facility

REV Group, Inc, a company specialising in the design and manufacture of specialty vehicles, has announced the appointment of Kevin Strudthoff as the new general manager of its Snyder, Nebraska, facility.

This facility is known for producing KME, Smeal, and Spartan Emergency Response fire trucks.

Strudthoff will report to Mike Virnig, president of the REV Specialty Vehicles Segment.

Strudthoff brings over 28 years of experience in operations, process optimisation, and project management within the manufacturing and logistics sectors.

Before joining REV Group, he held various roles at Valmont Industries, culminating in his position as senior director of operations for the Western Region of North American Operations.

His career also includes leadership roles at Katana Summit and BirdDog Solutions.

Experience and expertise

Kevin Strudthoff’s extensive background in the manufacturing sector and operational efficiency positions him well for his new role.

Mike Virnig, president of REV Specialty Vehicles Segment, expressed confidence in Strudthoff’s abilities: “With significant experience in the manufacturing sector and streamlining operations, Kevin is well-equipped to enhance the efficiency and productivity of our Snyder, Nebraska facility.

“We are thrilled to have Kevin join our team and are eager to see his leadership drive the next stage of growth for this site and the fire apparatus brands it produces.”

Strudthoff’s appointment is expected to further enhance the operational capabilities of the Snyder facility, which plays a crucial role in producing emergency response vehicles.

Academic background

Kevin Strudthoff holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayne State University.

His educational background complements his extensive professional experience, making him a valuable addition to the leadership team at the Snyder facility.

Strudthoff’s leadership is anticipated to bring a fresh perspective and drive for continuous improvement within the facility, aligning with REV Group’s commitment to excellence in the manufacturing of specialty vehicles.

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