Curtis Industries, a manufacturer of cab enclosures, attachments and accessories for compact vehicles, has appointed Deven Hurst to the newly created position of product research and innovation manager.
Hurst will be responsible for the conception and refinement of new and innovative technologies and products that can be practically and competitively commercialized to support and extend the company’s core offerings. He brings more than 30 years of progressive experience in power equipment and technical support.
“We are excited to have Deven join our team,” said Gabor Hajos, vice president of operations. “He brings unique experience in new product innovation and development to Curtis, and he shares our focus on innovation and growth. He has a history of proven success in new product development and launch throughout his career which will enable us to continue to lead our industry by getting new products our customers want to market faster than our competition.”
Hurst most recently was president and CEO of LP Conversions, a business that supported a John Deere OEM program.