Oshkosh Corp. last week promoted Brad Nelson to Oshkosh Corp. senior vice president and president of the Commercial business segment.
Nelson is currently serving as vice president, global marketing for JLG Industries in the Access Equipment segment of Oshkosh Corp., a position he has held since joining JLG in September 2011. He will report to Wilson Jones, Oshkosh Corp. president and chief operating officer.
"We are very pleased to have an individual such as Brad Nelson, who has significant marketing, product and business development expertise, lead our Commercial segment,” said Charlie Szews, Oshkosh Corp. CEO. “Brad’s experience will be very valuable as our Commercial businesses seek to continue their impressive operational improvements, and ramp up to take advantage of the market recovery for construction equipment and the economy in general.”
Prior to joining JLG, Nelson served as vice president of marketing/communications and as a business unit manager at Eaton Corp. Before that, he served as director, general manager at EMC (Iomega) Corp., where he also held management positions of increasing responsibility in product and business development. Nelson started his career at Qwest Communications (U.S. West).
The Oshkosh Commercial Group, part of Oshkosh Corp., manufactures a full line of concrete mixers, refuse truck bodies, concrete batch plants, service vehicles, and material handling systems. Brands under the Oshkosh Commercial Group include McNeilus, Oshkosh, London, CON-E-CO and IMT.
Oshkosh Corp. is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. It manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh, JLG, Pierce, McNeilus, Jerr-Dan, Frontline, CON-E-CO, London and IMT.