Wabash announces leadership appointments

Wabash National Corporation has announced the appointments of new group presidents, effective October 1, 2017.

Dustin Smith has been named senior vice president and group president, Commercial Trailer Products. Smith previously served as senior vice president and general manager, Commercial Trailer Products, since October 2016. He joined Wabash National in 2007 and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including director of Finance and vice president of Manufacturing, Commercial Trailer Products. Prior to Wabash National, from 2000 to 2007, Smith held various positions at Ford Motor Company across both product development and manufacturing divisions.

Kevin Page has been named senior vice president and group president, Diversified Products. Page joined Wabash National in February 2017 as vice president and general manager, Final Mile and Distributed Services. Prior to Wabash National, he was interim president of Truck Accessories Group, LLC, from 2015 to 2016, and vice president of Sales, Marketing and Business Development from 2012 to 2015. He served as president of Universal Trailer Cargo Group from 2008 to 2012. Page also had a long career at Utilimaster Corporation serving in various sales roles, including as vice president of Sales and Marketing.

Both positions report to Wabash National President and Chief Operating Officer Brent Yeagy.

“Our strategy to diversify and grow the company over these past several years has been highly successful, and we look forward to continuing that momentum,” Yeagy says. “These appointments capitalize on these leaders’ backgrounds and strengths, while aligning our structure at the senior level to meet our key business priorities. I’m confident in their ability to keep our momentum going with continued deployment of the Wabash Management System and a commitment to our core values of safety, collaboration and innovation.”

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