Orlando, Fla. (Monday, June 1, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that John Walsh has been named vice president of sales for REV Bus. Walsh will lead all sales for REV commercial, transit and school bus companies and report directly to Kent Tyler, president of REV Bus & Mobility Group.
“I’m thrilled to have John Walsh on board to lead our bus sales team. John has more than 20 years of sales management experience in the bus industry under his belt and knows how to work effectively with dealers and customers,” Tyler said. “He is knowledgeable about our products, understands our sales goals and will put in a tireless effort to elevate our brands and grow our business.”
Walsh added, “REV Bus has a diverse and very impressive vehicle product portfolio with a strong focus on quality and innovation. I am eager to begin working with Kent and the bus sales teams to focus on strengthening our relationships with strategic dealer partners and key customers accounts. We have a tremendous opportunity to quickly increase our footprint in the marketplace and I’m looking forward to the challenge.”
Walsh arrives from Mobility Ventures LLC (MV-1) where he has been vice president of sales and marketing since 2013. Prior to this, he was vice president of sales and marketing at ARBOC Specialty Vehicles. Previous to this, Walsh held positions of increasing responsibility at National Bus Sales & Leasing, Inc. Walsh earned his bachelor’s degree from Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C.
REV Bus is made up of some of the industry’s leading brands – Champion Bus, Collins Bus, ElDorado National-California, ElDorado National-Kansas, Federal Coach, Goshen Coach and Krystal – that manufacture light and medium-duty commercial buses for public transit, paratransit, airport, parking, hotel/resort, group tour, assisted living, church and university transportation markets.