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John Walsh named president of REV Bus Division

Thomas McMahon
Posted on January 13, 2016
John Walsh (inset) previously served as VP of sales for REV Bus, which includes Type A school bus manufacturer Collins Bus. Seen here is the new Collins Ford Transit.
John Walsh (inset) previously served as VP of sales for REV Bus, which includes Type A school bus manufacturer Collins Bus. Seen here is the new Collins Ford Transit.

MIAMI — John Walsh has been appointed president of the REV Bus Division, which includes Type A school bus manufacturer Collins Bus.

Walsh previously served as vice president of sales for REV Bus. In his new role, he replaces Kent Tyler.

The REV Bus Division is part of REV Group Inc., formerly known as Allied Specialty Vehicles. Along with Collins, the REV Bus Division encompasses commercial bus brands Champion Bus, ElDorado National-California, ElDorado National-Kansas, Federal Coach, Goshen Coach and Krystal.

“I am thrilled that John is taking this leadership role within REV Bus,” said Marcus Berto, executive vice president of REV Group. “John has done a tremendous job in a short period of time as the division’s vice president. John’s extensive background in the bus industry positions him well to lead the division.”

Before joining REV, Walsh worked for Mobility Ventures LLC and for ARBOC Specialty Vehicles.

“I am extremely excited to accept this position,” Walsh said. “Having an association with the REV Bus brands for almost 30 years has given me the foundation to lead the division.”

Related Topics: Collins Bus Corp., Type A/small buses

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