CHARLOTTE — Spartan Motors Inc. has appointed James Sharman to serve as chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Sharman will succeed Hugh Sloan, who served in the role since 2010 and now plans to transition into retirement, according to a statement. Sharman joined the board of directors at Spartan Motors (Nasdaq: SPAR) in 2016. He also works as the COO for Chicago-based Coyote Logistics LLC.
“I’m thrilled to be appointed to this position and honored to have had the opportunity to learn from Hugh's great leadership and wealth of experience this past year,” Sharman said. “I’m extremely confident in the ability of the Board, the management team, and all of the employees at Spartan Motors to support the momentum that’s building as we execute on some of the most exciting growth opportunities in Spartan's history.”