Winnebago Listed To Mid-Market Elite By Chief Executive Magazine
FOREST CITY, IA--Jan. 9, 2014: Winnebago Industries, Inc. , a leading United States manufacturer of recreation vehicles, was named to the "Mid-Market Elite" list by Chief Executive Magazine.
Winnebago is featured in the "Mid-Market Elite" list that appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Chief Executive Magazine. According to the magazine, the listing was conducted in partnership with the National Center for the Middle Market at the Fisher School of Business at Ohio State University and GE Capital. Chief Executive identified 100 top performers among 197,000 middle market companies, both private and public, that stand out amid the middle-market universe, outpace their industry peers, exceed expectations, and create value in unusual if not unique ways. They indicated that Winnebago "weathered the recession and is poised to grow with the economy."
Chief Executive Magazine indicates their purpose was to "draw attention to a vibrant and often neglected segment of the U.S. economy." According to their research, the revenue growth of the mid-market is twice that of the S&P 500 and represents 3% of all U.S. companies, 1/3 of all jobs, almost 33% of private sector GDP, more than $10 trillion in annual revenue and 1.2-plus million new jobs in 2012-2013.