Oshkosh Truck Appoints Robert Cornog to Board of DirectorsOSHKOSH, Wis.--May 1, 20057, 2005--Oshkosh Truck Corporation announced today that Robert A. Cornog has joined the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Cornog is the retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of Snap-On Incorporated.
"We're very pleased to welcome Bob Cornog to our Board. We expect his outstanding leadership in industrial business development, broad expertise in accelerating business performance and distribution expansion, and ability to drive operational excellence to enhance the leadership our Board provides for the corporation and our shareholders," said Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh's chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Cornog held the position of chairman, president and chief executive officer at Snap-On from 1991 to 2001, before becoming chairman from 2001 to 2002. He joined Snap-On in 1991 after serving in a variety of executive positions with MacWhyte Company beginning in 1969.
Cornog serves as a member of the boards of directors of Johnson Controls, Inc. and Wisconsin Energy Corporation / Wisconsin Electric Power Company. He has a master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago and a bachelor of science degree in metallurgical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Oshkosh Truck Corporation is a leading manufacturer of specialty trucks and truck bodies for the defense, fire and emergency, concrete placement and refuse hauling markets. Oshkosh Truck is a Fortune 1000 company with products marketed under the Oshkosh(R), Pierce(R), McNeilus(R), Medtec(TM), Geesink(R), Norba(R), Jerr-Dan(R), BAI, CON-E-CO(R) and London(R) brand names. The company is headquartered in Oshkosh, Wis., and had annual sales of $2.26 billion in fiscal 2006.
To learn more about Oshkosh Truck Corporation, visit its web site at www.oshkoshtruckcorporation.com