Spartan Motors Names New Human Resource VP

Spartan Motors announced the appointment of Thomas Schultz as Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Schultz will report to John Sztykiel, Spartan's Chief Executive Officer.

"Tom brings a wealth of experience and skills that include operations, human resources and talent development, as well as a background in managing large manufacturing facilities and senior roles in human resources," Sztykiel said. "In addition to working for large, heavy manufacturing companies, he has expertise with small, specialty manufacturers that I am confident will prove valuable to Spartan. Some of his more notable skills include ensuring that policies, people and business strategy align to support profitable growth, people development and succession planning. With Tom's leadership in the human resources function, I am confident Spartan will become more successful in doing the right things the right way as we move the Company to the next level."

Mr. Schultz was previously employed by United Technologies, Energy Conversion Devices and United Solar Ovonics, and American Axle and Manufacturing. He received a law degree from the University of Detroit, a Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University and a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Western Michigan University.

About Spartan Motors Spartan Motors, Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures specialty chassis, specialty vehicles, truck bodies and aftermarket parts for the recreational vehicle (RV,) emergency-response, defense, government services, delivery and service markets.

The Company's brand names – SpartanTM, Spartan Chassis, Spartan ERV and Utilimaster - are known for quality, performance, service and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 1,700 at facilities in Michigan, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Indiana.

Spartan reported sales of $470 million in 2013 and is focused on becoming a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of specialty vehicles and chassis.

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