McConnellsburg, Pa. (February 9, 2011) — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced today that it is realigning its sales, market development and customer support leadership roles to enable an increased focus on the unique markets in which it serves.
Tim Morris has been appointed senior vice president - Sales, Market Development and Customer Support - Americas, assuming responsibility for North, Central and South America. Tim joined JLG in 1992 and has held multiple management positions in various geographic regions.
Rick Alton has been appointed vice president - Sales, Market Development and Customer Support, International assuming responsibility for EAME, Asia and Australia. Rick began his career in 1997 and has also held multiple management positions in the organization.
“The access business is expanding geographically and in complexity,” said Wilson Jones, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of Access Equipment and JLG Industries, Inc. “The JLG Reaching Out program philosophy to make sure every customer gets the highest standard of product and services has enabled us to lead the way in markets around the world. This new structure will allow JLG to better implement market-appropriate strategies in these regions that are in varying stages of development. Tim and Rick have demonstrated their ability to successfully develop strong customer relationships and drive strategic initiatives globally.”
About JLG Industries, Inc.
JLG Industries, Inc. is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak® and Lull® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK]. For more information about JLG Industries, Inc., visit www.jlg.com.
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™, SMIT™, 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 www.oshkoshcorporation.com.