Flexsteel (FLXS) Appoints Gilbert Huerta as CFO

May 24, 2022 4:10 PM EDT

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Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXS), today announced that Alejandro Huerta will join Flexsteel and assume the role of Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Secretary on June 1, 2022, and Derek P. Schmidt will expand his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Huerta brings over 18 years of progressive financial leadership and general management experience driving profitable growth across multiple industries including consumer products, hospitality and powersports.

Mr. Huerta most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer for Tucker Powersports, a leading distributor in the powersports industry. In this role, Mr. Huerta had executive responsibility for finance, accounting, information technology and risk management, where he led the turnaround of the business through cost reduction, automation, and financial integration projects. He also led major global bottom and top-line initiatives including footprint rationalization and global business strategy implementation and developed a strong culture of accountability by providing a clear understanding of business decisions impact on financial results.

“We are pleased to welcome Alejandro to the Flexsteel team. His proven financial and operational experience in continuously improving business results will be instrumental to Flexsteel’s return to profitable growth and value creation for all shareholders,” said Jerry Dittmer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flexsteel. “We are equally excited about Derek’s expanded focus on driving operational excellence and product innovation as he continues in his role of Chief Operating Officer.”

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