Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. has appointed Troy James senior vice president of international operations. He will be responsible for the integration of Thor's international operations, including identifying and sharing best practices and achieving operating efficiencies at the company's newest acquisition Erwin Hymer Group. James will assume his role effective immediately, and will relocate to Germany to lead the post-acquisition integration of EHG.

He has more than 26 years' experience in the RV industry. James joined Thor in 2012, and most recently served as president of Thor's Dutchmen RV business. James also previously spent 15 years with Jayco Corp., where he served in a number of senior management roles.

He graduated from Bob Jones University in South Carolina with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. James was succeeded as president of Dutchmen by Keystone RV veteran, Kyle Kwasny, who was promoted.