June '16

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44 • RV PRO • JUNE 2016 rv-pro.com us to further attract even more talent, invest in more new products and services, and drive even higher levels of profit that can be returned to shareholders or reinvested in the business – a flywheel of sorts. RV PRO: Winnebago's Board of Direc- tors has indicated there will be a priority on improving shareholder value moving forward. Outside of selling more RVs, are there other specific things you can do to make that happen? If so, what are they? Happe: We will be very focused on being good stewards of the company's assets and capital and working on ways to gain a higher return on the capital we do spend in the business. Most of this will likely be driven through running a more successful core RV business, but we will also be more inten- tional and active in looking for new business development opportunities that can add value in new and different ways. Winnebago re-entered the towables market in 2011 after an extended absence. Happe credits new product launches and efforts to grow the company's dealer network with a 34 percent increase in unit deliveries in the second quarter of 2016.

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