Oshkosh Names Wilson Jones To Succeed As CEO

Oshkosh Corporation , a manufacturer of commercial and specialty vehicles, has named Wilson Jones as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Jones is currently the company's president and chief operating officer. He will succeed Charles Szews, who announced his retirement. Jones has been with the company since 2005 and was appointed to the COO position in Aug. 2012. Jones has worked in the specialty vehicle industry for 25 years. Oshkosh stock has fallen 17.1% for the year so far. The S&P is down 3.1% for the same period.

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