REV Group Names Novacheck to Head Sourcing, Supply Chain

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – REV Group Inc., announces Brenda Novachek has joined as Senior Director Global Sourcing & Supply Chain for REV Commercial Segment which includes manufacturers of Collins Type A school bus, ENC heavy-duty transit bus, Capacity terminal tractor and LayMor street sweeper brands.  Novachek will report directly to Rob Vislosky, Chief Supply Officer, with matrix reporting to Brian Perry, REV Commercial Segment President and Senior Vice President of Operations.

Brenda Novacheck

Most recently Novachek held the role of Director Global Strategic Sourcing at Polaris Industries Inc., where she was responsible for Indirect and Electrification focusing on global strategic sourcing, operations, and supply chain management. Prior to Polaris Industries, she worked for Oshkosh Corporation, Actuant Corporation, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Manitowoc Ice Inc, and Newell Rubbermaid.  Her roles covered commodity management, supply chain, global procurement, as well as other various commodities.

“Brenda has extensive experience as a Global Procurement and Supply Chain Leader in a range of complex roles involving multi-billion-dollar annual expenditure and within automotive manufacturing,” said Rob Vislosky, Chief Supply Officer, REV Group. “Her expertise and mindset align with our procurement and supply chain vision and strategy.”

Novachek will take over from Rick Doub, Senior Director Global Sourcing & Supply Chain, who is currently supporting the Commercial Business Segment and is transitioning to support REV Recreation Segment in the same role and capacity. Ed Hulbert, who was in an RV segment supply chain role, will now focus on supply chain support for REV Recreation Group’s Class A business, which boasts some of the industry’s iconic brand names such as American Coach®, Fleetwood RV®, and Holiday Rambler®.

Holding a Master of Science degree in Business Management and Organizational Behavior, Bachelor of Science degrees in Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology and in Business Management all from Silver Lake College, Novachek also has certifications in Business Contract from Cornell University and Project Management from the Project Management Institute.