Oshkosh Hires Moynihan to Lead Quality

OSHKOSH, Wis., Jul 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) announces that Colleen Moynihan has joined the company as Senior Vice President — Total Quality Management. In this key leadership role, Colleen will enhance Oshkosh’s quality standards company-wide, across the entire product lifecycle. She will champion Oshkosh’s quality commitment to customers and implement a quality management system that fully integrates with the Oshkosh Operating System.

“We are very pleased to have someone of Colleen’s high caliber and deep expertise join our company in this new position and to lead a new Total Quality Management organization,” said Charlie Szews, Oshkosh Corporation president and chief executive officer. “Quality has always been an integral part of the Oshkosh process and we are intensifying our effort to take quality to the next level.”

Ms. Moynihan will develop the Oshkosh Total Quality Management system and the requisite organization to ensure that all parts of the Oshkosh process including engineering, supply chain, production, aftermarket and customer service are aligned to serve and delight our customers.

Prior to joining Oshkosh, Colleen served as Director, Global Quality & Manufacturing Engineering for Caterpillar Incorporated, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction and mining equipment. At Caterpillar, she unified all business divisions under one quality management system delivering significant improvement in customer quality satisfaction.

Colleen also held a number of leadership positions at Ford Motor Company where her expertise in quality and manufacturing contributed to Ford’s industry leading quality reputation.

About Oshkosh Corporation

Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. 

Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®,McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline(TM), SMIT(TM), CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. 

For more information, visit http://www.oshkoshcorporation.com.

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