LISLE, Ill., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar
International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced a series of
executive appointments under the leadership of President and Chief
Executive Officer Persio Lisboa,
Friedrich Baumann has accepted
the role of president, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales. Baumann
will be responsible for the complete commercial process for
customers and dealers and will continue to serve as liaison with
Navistar's alliance partner, TRATON Group. He will work closely
with Michael Cancelliere, who has
elected to retire after a successful 40-year career with Navistar,
to ensure a smooth transition.
Phil Christman has additional
responsibilities in his role of president, Operations. He will lead
Navistar's global operations, including the Brazil, Mexico and Global Export businesses. This is
in addition to his oversight of procurement, product development,
manufacturing and supply chain.
Robert Walsh has accepted the
position of vice president, Emerging Technologies, Strategy and
Planning. He will manage the recently announced partnership with
TuSimple and will oversee the development of Navistar's newest
business unit, NEXT eMobility Solutions. Walsh will also champion
the company's Navistar 4.0 strategy through his leadership of the
Strategy and Planning group. Walsh returns to Navistar, where he
previously served for 15 years in several roles, including
president, Navistar Defense.
"I'm pleased to announce these three new strategic appointments
to our company's leadership team," said Lisboa. "They have
successfully applied their expertise and have continually proven
their value to the organization. I'm confident they are the right
leaders to accelerate the pace of our progress toward our Navistar
4.0 business strategy."
Navistar International Corporation
(NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates
produce International® brand commercial trucks,
proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand school and
commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel
engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services.
Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
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