Board of Directors
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Paul Bamatter is Chairman of the Board, and has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2016. Paul served as a Vice President and Secretary of REV and many REV subsidiaries from 2008 until 2016. He is also a Partner at AIP, an organization he joined in 2005. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Consoltex Holdings, Inc. He also served as a Senior Manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he managed the worldwide audits for several banking and manufacturing multinational businesses. Paul graduated from Bishop’s University with a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting and finance. He earned his Chartered Accountancy designation in Canada in 1981. Because of his significant academic training, current and previous financial experience and his deep knowledge of REV’s operating history, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
JEAN MARIE “JOHN” CANAN
LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Jean Marie “John” Canan is Lead Independent Director, and has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2016 and brings over 34 years of strategic, business development and financial leadership experience to REV. He recently retired from Merck & Co., Inc., where he held a number of positions, including Senior Vice President, Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. John is also a member of the Board of Directors of Acasti Pharma, where he chairs the Audit Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees and is Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Angkor Hospital for Children based in Cambodia. He graduated from McGill University with a bachelor of commerce degree and is a Canadian Chartered Accountant. Because of his significant business development and financial experience, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mark Skonieczny serves as REV Group’s Interim Chief Executive Officer and is on the REV Group Board of Directors. He is also the Chief Financial Officer at REV, a position he has held since June 2020. Prior to joining REV Group, he spent 17 years at Johnson Controls in a variety of financial roles including Vice President of Corporate Development; Vice President of Finance, Global Aftermarket-Power Solutions; Vice President of Finance, Middle East, Latin America and NA Systems-Building Efficiency; and Assistant Corporate Controller. Because of his knowledge of REV Group and his financial experience, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
Dino Cusumano has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2008. Dino was a Vice President of REV from 2008 until February 2016. He is also a general partner at AIP, an organization he joined in 2000. Previously, he served in the Investment Banking Department of J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc., where he worked on merger and acquisition and capital raising transactions, primarily in the industrial sector. In addition, he served in the Investment Banking Department at Wedbush Morgan Securities. Dino graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where he received a bachelor of business of administration degree in finance. He is a CFA charterholder. Because of his extensive financial and investing background and his deep knowledge of REV’s history and organization, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
Charles Dutil has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2016 and brings over 25 years of experience in commercial vehicle manufacturing to REV. Since 2002, he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Manac Inc. Before that, he served in various senior positions at Manac Inc., including Executive Vice President and Vice President of Marketing. He also sits on the Boards of Directors of Fondation Nordiques and Béton Bolduc Inc. Previously, he was a Director of the Groupe Environnemental Labrie Inc., the Truck Trailer Manufacturers’ Association, FIER Entrepreneur, Fondation du Centre de Réadaptation Physique Chaudière-Appalaches and Groupe Harnois. Charles is a graduate of HEC Montréal and Western Business School. Because of his extensive business experience, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
Maureen O’Connell has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2023. She has held variety of executive roles in finance and operation management including Scholastic Corp, Gartner and Barnes & Noble. In addition to REV Group, O’Connell currently is a board member and audit chair for Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT, a board member and audit chair for HH Global, and a board member for Arix Bioscience plc. Maureen is also a board member and audit chair for Acacia Research, serving as audit chair since 2019, chairman from May 2019 until November 2022, and lead director since July 2023. O’Connell is a NACD certified Director and holds degrees from NYU Stern School of Business and Manhattanville College, and a certificate in board governance from Columbia Business School. Because of Maureen’s financial and operational expertise and board oversight of companies across multiple industries, we believe she is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
Joel Rotroff has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2016. Joel joined AIP in 2012. He previously served as an analyst and associate at Baird Private Equity from 2006 to 2010. Prior to his employment with Baird Private Equity, he worked in the Healthcare group in the Investment Banking Division of Piper Jaffray & Co. Prior to Piper Jaffray & Co., he worked as a member of the Business Planning team at Boston Scientific. Joel holds a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, with honors and distinction, a master of engineering degree from Duke University and a master of business administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Joel also serves on the Boards of Directors of AIP Aerospace LLC, Carlstar Group LLC and Optimas OE Solutions, LLC. Because of his extensive financial experience, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
Randall Swift is a member of our Board of Directors and is an Operating Partner at AIP, an organization he joined in 2015. Prior to joining AIP, he served as the President and CEO of a number of diverse industrial businesses including Heil Trailer International as well as several of the predecessor companies to REV Group, Inc. (Capacity of Texas, Collins Industries and Allied Specialty Vehicles Inc.). Prior to his affiliation with AIP, he held various management positions within the Cummins distributor organization. Randall is an engineer by education with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Minnesota State University. Randall is currently a board member of Canam Group Inc., Current Lighting HoldCo Parent, Inc., EnTrans International, LLC, The Brock Group Inc. and Vertex Aerospace Services Holding Corp. Because of his operational and industrial expertise, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
Donn Viola has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2008. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Donnelly Corporation from 1996 until his retirement in 2002. Prior to this, he served as Chief Operating Officer and as a director of Mack Trucks Inc. Donn is currently on the Boards of Directors of Unique Fabricating, Inc. and Defiance Metal Products, Inc. He previously served on the Boards of Directors of Manac Inc. and Williams Controls, Inc. Donn holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University. Because of his extensive management background, we believe he is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.