OSHKOSH, Wis.-- Sept. 22, 2006--Oshkosh Truck Corporation (NYSE:OSK) announced today that Patrick N. Davidson has joined Oshkosh in the newly created position of vice president of investor relations. In this role, Davidson is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the corporation's comprehensive investor relations program to actively communicate Oshkosh's growth strategies, expectations, opportunities and issues. This position reports directly to Charlie Szews, Oshkosh's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
"Pat brings to Oshkosh Truck exceptional experience in conducting investor relations for a fast-growing, world leader. We're particularly pleased to have the benefit of his insights and expertise in expanding our investor relations program and broadening our consistent, open communications with investors and analysts," said Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh's chairman, president and chief executive officer. "Pat has a broad background in investor relations, operations, marketing and manufacturing, with a track record achieving results. His leadership skills and business acumen make him a great fit with Oshkosh's results-driven culture."
Patrick earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. Before coming to Oshkosh Truck, he served in a variety of leadership positions at Harley-Davidson, Inc., the world-leader in heavyweight motorcycle production, where he worked in manufacturing, operations improvement, international marketing, purchasing, retail planning and investor relations.
About Oshkosh Truck Corporation
Oshkosh Truck Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty commercial, fire and emergency and military trucks and truck bodies. Oshkosh's products are valued worldwide by fire and emergency units, defense forces, municipal and airport support services, and concrete placement and refuse businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount.
For more information about Oshkosh Truck Corporation, log onto the company web site at www.oshkoshtruckcorporation.com
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Charlie Szews (Financial),
Kirsten Skyba (Media),