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Winnebago Industries Announces Election of Randy J. Potts to Position of Vice President, Manufacturing.

FOREST CITY, Iowa -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), announced that in a meeting held today, the Board of Directors elected Randy J. Potts to the position of Vice President, Manufacturing.

In his new position, Potts, 47, will be responsible for the ongoing management of Winnebago Industries' manufacturing operations. He will oversee all production, production/inventory control, maintenance services, warehousing, manufacturing engineering and tooling areas of the Company and report to Bob Olson, Senior Vice President of Operations.

A 23 year veteran of Winnebago Industries, Potts most recently served as Director of Manufacturing. Previously, he served as general manager of manufacturing services, various other engineering and supervisor positions for the Company.

"Randy has developed a solid background in manufacturing management in his long tenure with Winnebago Industries," said Winnebago Industries' President Ed Barker. "As director of manufacturing, he and his staff have continued to make visible improvements in the manufacturing environment, adjusting to challenging market conditions, further contributing to Winnebago Industries' leadership role in the motor home industry."

Potts is a graduate of Hawkeye Institute of Technology in Waterloo, Iowa.

About Winnebago Industries

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is the leading U.S. manufacturer of motor homes, self-contained recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motor homes under the Winnebago and Itasca brand names with state-of-the-art computer-aided design and manufacturing systems on automotive-styled assembly lines. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York, Chicago and Pacific Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material, to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases or for information on a dollar-based stock investment service for the Company's stock, visit,
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