Blue Bird Corp. has appointed Razvan Radulescu to serve as the company's new chief financial officer.
Radulescu has more than 20 years of prior financial and operating experience at Daimler Trucks, most recently serving as general manager of procurement for Daimler Trucks North America. Before that, he was CFO of Daimler's global powertrain group in Stuttgart, Germany. From 2013 to 2017, he was controller for Freightliner Truckers at Daimler Trucks North America.
“Razvan is an accomplished global executive with extensive financial experience in the truck industry and we are very pleased that he will be joining our senior leadership team,” said Phil Horlock, Blue Bird's chief executive officer.
He takes over from Phil Tighe, interim CFO, on Oct. 1. Horlock said Tighe will remain at the company through the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition.
"I want to give special thanks to Phil Tighe for stepping in as interim CFO while we conducted an extensive executive search for a permanent CFO," Horlock said.
Radulescu has a Bachelor’s of Computer Science from Academy of Economics Studies in Bucharest, Romania, and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.