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April 17, 2013  |   Comments (0)   |   Post a comment

Navistar names new VP, COO


LISLE, Ill. — Jack Allen has been appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer of Navistar International Corp., effective immediately.

Allen, 55, is a longtime executive with Navistar, the parent company of International and IC Bus. Most recently, he has been serving as president of the company's North America Truck and Parts business since June 2012.

"Jack is a results-focused leader with a deep understanding of the commercial truck industry and Navistar,” President and CEO Troy Clarke said. “He has successfully run nearly every important part of our business at one point during his 31-year career at the company.”

Prior to his most recent assignment, Allen served as president, North America Truck, starting in 2008. Previously, he was president of Navistar's Engine Group, where he led major business initiatives, including the acquisition of Brazilian engine producer MWM and a partnership with MAN of Germany.

Allen has also served as vice president and general manager of Navistar's parts organization. He joined the company in 1981 as a design engineer.

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