Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 11, 2004


ROGER L. HOWSMON joined Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., as Senior Vice President ' Housing Division in June 2003. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in September 2004. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Howsmon was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Promo Group, Inc., a holding company specializing in mergers and acquisitions in the promotional products segment of the advertising industry. Previously, he was a consultant in private equity markets with Aurora Capital Partners from 1998 to 2000, and he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Sierra Detroit Diesel Allison from 1992 to 1998. Profile
LYLE N. LARKIN is the Treasurer of Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., a position he has held since 1990. In 1998, he was designated Vice President and Assistant Secretary as well. Mr. Larkin joined Fleetwood as Motor Home Division Controller in 1979. He was promoted to RV Group Controller in 1980, and was then named Controller'Operations in 1987. Three years later he was named Treasurer. Prior to joining Fleetwood, Mr. Larkin was an Audit Manager with Arthur Andersen. Profile
ANDREW M. GRIFFITHS is Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., a position he has held since February 2004. Mr. Griffiths has more than 16 years of international public accounting experience, having served most recently as a managing director for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Los Angeles. Prior to PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Griffiths was the partner in charge of the Orange County, California, audit practice for Arthur Andersen. Mr. Griffiths is a Certified Public Accountant and received his BA with honors in Accounting and Finance from Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. Profile
TWST: Would you begin an overview of Fleetwood Enterprises, kind of

where you see the company today?

Mr. Howsmon (Sr. VP, Housing Division): Fleetwood, from a macro

perspective, has two