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Navistar appoints Jack Allen COO

Jason Cannon April 16, 2013

Allen_Color_Correct_Small2Navistar International Corp.’s board of directors Tuesday named Jack Allen the company’s chief operating officer and executive vice president, effective immediately.

Allen has been president of Navistar’s truck and parts sector in North America since June 2012.

“He has successfully run nearly every important part of our business at one point during his 31-year career at the company,” Troy Clarke, Navistar president and chief executive officer, says. “Together, Jack and I look forward to working with our experienced leadership team and talented group of employees as we take further steps to strengthen our North American core businesses, improve quality and customer satisfaction, drive future profitability, and deliver value to shareholders.”

Allen has also served as president of North America Truck since 2008, and was previously president of Navistar’s Engine Group, where he led the acquisition of Brazilian engine producer MWM and a partnership with MAN of Germany.

He also has served as vice president and general manager of the company’s parts organization.

Allen joined the company in 1981 as a design engineer.

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