CRESPO TO LEAD NEW MIXER BUSINESS UNIT AT MCNEILUS
Company simplifies business, also names McReynolds to lead Customer Support Solutions business unit
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Jan. 26, 2018) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, recently appointed Jesus Crespo to lead its new Concrete Mixers business unit and Jim McReynolds as leader of the Customer Support Solutions business unit.
In his new role as vice president and general manager, Concrete Mixers, Crespo will lead all initiatives of the business unit, including product development, marketing and production. He will ensure that McNeilus mixers continue to lead the industry in reliability, performance and quality, while meeting customer needs.
As vice president and general manager of the Customer Support Solutions business unit, McReynolds, will work closely with Crespo to lead customer service operations; utilizing the Street Smart line of offerings including parts, service, technical support, regional facilities and training.
The appointments of Crespo and McReynolds support a new corporate structure that includes three distinct business units—Concrete Mixers, Customer Support Solutions (formerly Aftermarket Parts and Service), and Refuse Collection Vehicles—to simplify its business and align resources to deliver world-class performance to its customers.
“This new organizational structure allows the company to leverage decades of experience and renew our focus on delivering specific products and services that are vital to the success of our customers,” said Brad Nelson, McNeilus senior vice president and president, commercial. “We have equipped each of these three business units with the resources necessary to ensure their independence and success through end-to-end accountability. These resources include human resources, finance, sales, marketing and operations functions.”
Crespo brings more than 20 years of experience in several manufacturing organizations to his new position. Most recently he served as vice president and general manager for the Global Appliance Division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW). His professional experience demonstrates a successful track record of business performance and customer focus.
A four-year member of the Commercial team at McNeilus, McReynolds most recently worked as vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to joining McNeilus, he spent more than 30 years in various leadership roles with Caterpillar, including his last role as president of Caterpillar’s global paving business.
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McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, is an industry leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies and concrete mixers. McNeilus produces a complete line of rear load, front load, and automated side load units to augment any refuse collection fleet. Each product line offers multiple models to fit your specific needs. The McNeilus mixer has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site. McNeilus, along with sister companies CON-E-CO, London and IMT, provide the industry with the finest concrete mixers, batch plants and service trucks to enhance your operation. Through its CNG Systems and Service program, McNeilus installs, services and supports compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for heavy duty fleets of all types. All supported by a comprehensive, factory direct sales and service network equipped with replacement parts to bring new life to your entire fleet. For more information, go to www.mcneiluscompanies.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
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