Clarke Named Head Of Navistar’s Asia-Pacific Operations
Navistar has named Troy Clarke as head the company’s Asia Pacific Operations. Clarke joined Navistar in January 2010 as senior vice president, strategic initiatives, following a 35-year career at General Motors. The 56 year-old Clarke joined GM’s Pontiac division in 1973 and held numerous roles of increasing responsibility, including president and managing director of GM’s Mexico operation, vice president of manufacturing and labor relations and president of GM Asia Pacific.
Last September, Navistar signed joint venture agreements with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC) to develop, build and market advanced diesel commercial engines and advanced commercial vehicles in China. Formation of the joint ventures is subject to finalization of certain procedural steps and the finalization of certain ancillary commercial agreements among the parties.