John Yarger '89 Named President and CEO of North American Signs
July 16, 2003
July 16, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - John M. Yarger, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of North American Signs Inc. Previously executive vice president, Yarger will be responsible for achieving the growth and profit goals of the company as well as for providing corporate leadership and maintaining key customer relationships.
Yarger began working for North American Signs during the summers throughout high school and college. The South Bend Tribune states that Yarger "provided marketing and sales support for Heritage Environmental Services Inc. after graduating from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, in 1989, and then worked for the Indiana University Technology Transfer Office, marketing professors' inventions. He received his JD/MBA from Indiana University Bloomington in 1995. In 1996, Yarger returned to North American Signs, where he served as manager of the variance department ... then as management coordinator and general counsel for the firm."
The news item in the South Bend Tribune (accessible by clicking here) and the Elkhart Truth (here). He was also quoted in Entrepreneur magazine (click here). Visit the Web site of North American Signs by clicking here.Back