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Roadwire Appoints New CEO

Roadwire Appoints New CEO | THE SHOPRoadwire, a provider of automotive leather interiors and other specialty automotive products, has appointed Ammie Forrister as chief executive officer, the company announced. She succeeds her father, former CEO pro tem Dwight Forrister, who has resumed his position as chairman of the Roadwire Board.

Forrister brings decades of experience to her new role, having previously served as vice president of manufacturing, the company said. As CEO, she will remain focused on the continuous growth and improvement of Roadwire and its subsidiaries: Roadwire Leather, Classic Soft Trim, Signature Automotive, Distinctive Industries and Roadwire RV Furniture.

“I am thrilled to carry on our family’s amazing heritage and to lead the company into the future,” said Forrister. “Our management team is focused and determined, and our vision is clear.”

“It has been an incredible honor, both personally and professionally, to have worked with the Forristers for nearly two decades,” said Dave Edmondson, senior vice president of Roadwire Inc. “With Ammie leading the organization, we look forward to strategic leadership and significant business growth across all of the subsidiaries.”

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