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Navistar Names New COO

Navistar International Corporation announced that its board of directors has named Jack Allen executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.

April 17, 2013

Navistar International Corporation announced that its board of directors has named Jack Allen executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.

"Jack is a results-focused leader with a deep understanding of the commercial truck industry and Navistar. He has successfully run nearly every important part of our business at one point during his 31-year career at the company," said Troy Clarke, Navistar president and chief executive officer. "Together, Jack and I look forward to working with our experienced leadership team and talented group of employees as we take further steps to strengthen our North American core businesses, improve quality and customer satisfaction, drive future profitability, and deliver value to shareholders."

Allen served as president, North America Truck since 2008. Previously, he was president of Navistar's Engine Group, where he led major business initiatives including the acquisition of Brazilian engine producer MWM and a partnership with MAN of Germany. He also has served as vice president and general manager of the company's Parts organization.

Allen joined the company in 1981 as a design engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and an MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a board member of The Valspar Corporation and serves on the boards of the Milwaukee School of Engineering's Corporation Council and Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

 

 
 

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