Polaris Industries : selects McKinsey & Co. veteran to lead off-road vehicles division
Musso, a former senior leader of McKinsey's
He will become president of the
Wine said he is "excited about leveraging [Musso's] broad experience, keen intellect and passion for powersports to build on the positive momentum our off-road vehicles team has developed."
Wine added that he has seen Musso's drive and competitiveness and is "confident he is the right leader for this key part of Polaris' portfolio."
Musso spent nearly 20 years as a consultant helping other businesses with strategy and growth. He was the founding partner of McKinsey's fast-growing
"Chris has helped numerous companies, ranging from automotive and outdoor recreation industries to the chemicals sector, spur growth and increase productivity," Wine said. "Chris likes to win, and we are excited to see him propel the ORV division into a very bright future."
In a statement, Musso described himself as an "avid powersports enthusiast" who owns more than 10 Polaris vehicles and is excited to join the company.
"Polaris has a highly talented team in place, and I cannot wait to start building on the solid foundation they have established," he said. "Looking ahead, I'm excited to work with the team to drive strategy, innovation and product superiority that will take ORV and [snowmobiles] to new heights."
Musso, who holds a
He also has master's degrees in materials science, business administration and technology policy from
Polaris, which generated
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