JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, is pleased to announce that Rob Messina has rejoined the company’s Access team as senior vice president of product development and product management. The company’s Access business includes a broad range of world-leading aerial and lifting equipment, including JLG®boom lifts, scissor lifts, low-level access lifts, vertical access lifts, stock and order picker lifts, towable lifts and telehandlers, as well as Jerr-Dan® towing and recovery equipment. In this new role, Messina will lead the global JLG and Jerr-Dan product development and product management teams.
“During these challenging times, having experienced and steady leadership is more important than ever. We are fortunate to have industry leading talent across the entire Oshkosh organization,” says Frank Nerenhausen, Oshkosh Executive Vice President and President, JLG Industries. “Rob is no stranger to the Access Segment. He led product development for JLG from 2013 to 2015, before taking on several key strategic initiatives across Oshkosh business units.”
“Rob brings back a wealth of knowledge and experiences gained during his tenure at Oshkosh, where he was instrumental in leveraging and advancing innovation and technology across all segments of the business,” continued Nerenhausen. “His expertise in these areas will play a critical role in continuing to execute on the Access Segment’s innovative and industry-leading product roadmap.”
“I’m passionate about innovation and excited to lead our organization in the development of products that will redefine the job site of the future,” says Messina. “This new opportunity will allow me to bring my past experience with the Access Segment and my broader experience within the Oshkosh organization together to shape the future of the JLG and Jerr-Dan product lines. Moving forward, we will continue to focus on the company’s product strategy to elevate access across three pillars: Safety, Productivity and Technology in support of tomorrow’s connected job sites and smart cities.”
Messina has been with Oshkosh since 2010, serving in various engineering, product management and technology roles. Prior to Oshkosh, he worked at Chrysler in both engineering and manufacturing positions. Messina holds a BSME in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a MSME in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University.
For more information about JLG, visit www.jlg.com.
About JLG Industries, Inc.
JLG Industries, Inc. is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG and SkyTrak® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK]. For more information about JLG Industries, Inc., visit www.jlg.com, or find us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we build, serve and protect people and communities around the world by designing and manufacturing some of the toughest specialty trucks and access equipment. We employ over 15,000 team members all united by a common purpose: making a difference in people’s lives. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. Our products can be found worldwide under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, and London™. To find out more about who we are and the leading brands that make up the Oshkosh family, visit oshkoshcorp.com.
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