OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and equipment, today announced that Tyrone Michael Jordan (TJ) has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With the appointment of Mr. Jordan, Oshkosh Corporation has 11 board members.
Mr. Jordan is the former president and chief operating officer of DURA Automotive Systems of Auburn Hills, Michigan. In this role he was responsible for all strategic growth and operational initiatives across the global enterprise which included operations in countries spanning Asia, Europe, North America and South America. DURA is a leading tier one supplier of electric/hybrid systems, advanced driver-assistance systems, mechatronics, lightweight structural systems and luxury trim systems for all premier automotive brands.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Jordan to our Board of Directors and know his vast experience in operations and technology will help position Oshkosh for future growth,” said Wilson R. Jones, Oshkosh Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Jordan joined DURA in 2015, following an accomplished operations and general management global career of more than 30 years with General Motors and United Technologies Corporation. He served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility including Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Global Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Purchasing, Technology, Strategy, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions and Engineering. Mr. Jordan received his Executive Aerospace & Defense Master of Business Administration (ADMBA) in Operations, Strategy & Finance from the University of Tennessee, a degree in Pre-Law from Eastern Michigan University and a degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from Purdue University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of TPI Composites, Inc. and the Dean’s Advisory Board of the College of Business of Eastern Michigan University.
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs more than 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, CON-E-CO® and London™. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com.
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