WGO Winnebago Industries

Filed: 3 Nov 21, 9:15am











Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 1, 2021



Winnebago Industries, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
P.O. Box 152Forest CityIowa 50436
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code:   641-585-3535


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.) 


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.50 par value per shareWGONew York Stock Exchange


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Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On November 3, 2021, Winnebago Industries, Inc. (the "Company") announced that, on November 1, 2021, Brian D. Hazelton, President, Newmar Corporation, gave notice of his intention to resign from the Company effective November 5, 2021 to pursue an opportunity outside of the RV Industry. Mr. Hazelton joined the Company in 2016 holding positions aligned with Winnebago brand operations prior to his role leading Newmar.


A search for a successor will be initiated shortly. During the interim, Joe Shoemaker, Newmar CFO, will serve as the primary executive leader for the Newmar business.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:November 3, 2021By:/s/ Stacy L. Bogart
   Stacy L. Bogart
   Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Corporate Responsibility