1978 grad to lead Navistar
Navistar names Troy A. Clarke, class of 1978, as its president and chief executive officer.
Kettering alumnus Troy A. Clarke ’78 has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Navistar, effective April 15, 2013. Clarke, currently the company's president and chief operating officer, will also join the board.
“I am delighted that the board and I have decided that Troy is the right executive to lead the company forward at this time, and I am confident Navistar will continue to build on its momentum – improving performance and quality for customers and creating shareholder value,” said Lewis B. Campbell, who has served as executive chairman and interim CEO since August 2012.
"I am honored to take on the role of CEO and join the board of Navistar," Clarke stated. "In six short months, we have made significant progress on our turnaround, and I want to thank Lewis for his guidance and leadership during this period. Working together, we have implemented a number of important actions to set Navistar on the right path, and the company now has a strong platform to build upon going forward.”