"I am excited to work with Champion’s talented management team to continue the company’s resurgence and growth," Mark Yost, CFO and EVP, Champion Home Builders.
TROY, Mich. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013
Champion Home Builders, Inc., a leading producer of modular and manufactured homes and commercial buildings, announced today that the company has named Mark Yost as its chief financial officer (CFO) and executive vice president (EVP). Prior to his appointment, Yost served as CFO and EVP for Severstal North America, a $4 billion steelmaker based in Dearborn, Mich. Yost also served in a number of financial and purchasing positions within both Severstal and Rouge Steel Company.
“We are extremely pleased to have Mark assume this key leadership role at Champion,” said Jack Lawless, president and CEO, Champion Home Builders. “With his extensive experience in operations and financial management, Mark has the skills and savvy to assist Champion to continue its growth and expansion in the residential and commercial construction industries.”
“I am excited to work with Champion’s talented management team to continue the company’s resurgence and growth,” Yost said. “Like many companies in the building industry, it has had to work through challenges the last six years. Since then, Champion has been successful in the growth and diversification of its business. Our strategy will continue the company’s development while positioning it for future successes.”
Yost received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance and his MBA from the University of Michigan. He received the 2012 Crain’s Detroit Business CFO of the Year award for his accomplishments at Severstal.
Troy, Michigan-based Champion Home Builders, Inc. is the number one brand in off-site residential and commercial construction which, through its operating subsidiaries, manufactures buildings at 30 facilities in North America and the United Kingdom. Champion built homes are sold through a network of more than 1000 builders, retailers, and developers located throughout North America. Champion Commercial Structures, a division of Champion, specializes in multifamily, commercial and industrial modular construction serving developers, builders and large value institutional clients. The Champion Commercial Family operates in the USA (Champion Commercial Structures), the UK (Caledonian Building Systems) and in Canada (Gibraltar Industries).