Jerr-Dan Corp., an Oshkosh Corp. company and a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, last week named Brent Yohn vice president and general manager. Yohn will have oversight responsibility for all aspects of the company’s operations, including engineering, finance, human resources, marketing, operations and sales.
“Brent’s wide-range of management experience and ability to motivate will be significant assets in his leadership role at Jerr-Dan,” said Wilson Jones, Oshkosh Corp. executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “Brent will continue to build and strengthen Jerr-Dan’s market presence worldwide and we’re excited he’s joining Jerr-Dan in this important role.”
Yohn began his career in 1995 with JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corp. company, where he held several management positions with the company in manufacturing, sales, market development and customer support. He most recently held the position of JLG Industries vice president, field sales & service for North America, Latin American and the Caribbean.
Greencastle, Pa.-based Jerr-Dan Corp. is a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. Its full line includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty carriers and wreckers, industrial transporters and four-car carriers.
Oshkosh Corp. manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh, JLG, Pierce, McNeilus, Medtec, Jerr-Dan, BAI, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline, SMIT, CON-E-CO, London and IMT.