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May '20

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44 • RV PRO • May 2020 rv-pro.com Since then, the road has been a bit rocky. In 2016, the company acquired Ger- man-based Westfalia, a leading European designer and manufacturer of tow bars and carrier systems for cars and SUVs. More recently, Horizon Global downsized its workforce by almost one-third and sold its Asia-Pacific business segment in order to pay down debt and sharpen company operations. Gohl brings significant applicable experience to his new job. He previously served as the CEO of Key Plastics, where his restructuring resulted in improvement to the company's financial performance and a subsequent sale. In his last posi- tion as COO of International Automotive Components, he was responsible for 50 manufacturing locations and 23 technical centers globally. Consequently, he's hit the ground running at Horizon Global, which has operations in North and South America, Europe and South Africa. "We went to work on the organizational structure – utilizing resources we currently had in the company, as well as bringing in Senior Engineer Yung-Hao Kung and Marketing Coordinator Natalie Race review product designs for ball mount one-piece shanks. Horizon Global sees strong growth prospects moving forward thanks to its diverse portfolio of leading brands, its investments in its manufacturing capabilities, and its skilled and trained workforce, some of whom are pictured here reviewing product materials at the company's headquarters.

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