LIVONIA, Mich. – ROUSH® Performance, industry leaders in the high-performance Mustang and aftermarket part segments, has a new vice-president and general manager as Gary Jurick assumes the day-to-day management of the company.
Jurick was previously held the role of director, ROUSH Performance product development where he headed up the engineering, testing and validation areas of the vehicle and parts programs. During his tenure, Jurick has worked on more than a dozen high-performance and alternative fuel vehicles for both ROUSH and the Ford Motor Company.
“I’ve been impressed with the attention to detail and inquisitiveness that Gary (Jurick) has brought to his work and those are important traits to have in heading up a ROUSH business,” said Jack Roush, motorsports legend and chairman of ROUSH Enterprises, the parent company to ROUSH Performance. “A leader must be a visionary and able to not only look at what is happening today, but forecast the future and the product lineup that will be needed. Gary’s background will expedite getting products to market quickly and efficiently.”
Jurick has 21 years of experience at ROUSH, and is excited about his new role. “It’s certainly an honor to have Jack select me to be in charge of ROUSH Performance. Joe Thompson has set the bar very high when he was in charge and I will work with the staff to keep that momentum going and maintain the leadership position in the marketplace that we have obtained.”
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