Rev group appoints senior director global sourcing and supply chain for REV ambulance division
BROOKFIELD, WI – REV Group, Inc., announces Rudy Simmons has joined as Senior Director Global Sourcing and Supply Chain for REV Ambulance Division which includes Wheeled Coach®, Road Rescue®, Horton®, AEV® and Leader® emergency vehicle brands. Simmons will report directly to Rob Vislosky, Chief Supply Officer, with matrix reporting to Anoop Prakash, REV Ambulance Division President.
In addition to managing the Ambulance Division supply side, Simmons will lead the spend management across several key categories such as medical equipment, hardware, flooring, HVAC, wheels, tires and support metals and body build sourcing.
Prior to joining REV Group, Simmons was Senior Director, Global Sourcing at Autocar Trucks, where he was responsible for leading multi-product platforms of specialty truck vehicles that included EV (electric vehicles), Diesel, and turbo-powered units. In addition to previously working at REV Group from 2012 to 2017, Simmons held positions with FreightCar, Danaher, APEX Tool, and Eaton Corporation in global supply chain leadership, category leadership, quality management, plant management and materials management.
“As we mature our procurement and supply chain capabilities, I am delighted to welcome Rudy to our team,” said Rob Vislosky, Chief Supply Officer, REV Group. “With his extensive experience within the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM and Aftermarket Industries and his background managing all aspects of Procurement, Sourcing, and Supplier Quality, Rudy is a great addition to the team.”
Simmons is APICS CPIM certified and a Certified Quality Engineer from ASQ and holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Clemson University.
About REV Group, Inc.
REV Group companies are leading designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, which serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. They provide customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs for public services (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, and transit buses), commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers), and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles). REV Group's diverse portfolio is made up of well-established principal vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Several of REV Group's brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG