SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has announced the hiring of Brian Sage as executive vice-president of manufacturing.
Sage will work with Sam Gupta, executive vice-president of manufacturing for several months during a transition period, before taking over full responsibility for manufacturing. Gupta plans to retire in early 2017, Great Dane announced.
“Brian comes to us with 32 years of manufacturing and general management experience,” said Dean Engelage, president of Great Dane. “He brings to Great Dane an enthusiasm for process improvement. He will lead our ongoing efforts to implement new manufacturing technologies, improve plant safety and make our manufacturing processes more efficient. I’m sure Brian will help Great Dane maintain our industry leadership position.”