New Oshkosh Chief Procurement Officer

Posted on March 2, 2007

Oshkosh Truck Corp. announced that Paul D. Ericksen has joined the company as vice president and chief procurement officer. In this newly created role, Ericksen will be responsible for all purchased materials throughout the company, managing strategic supplier relationships, implementing lean principles throughout the purchasing function and supply chain, and purchasing support for new product development and acquisitions.

Ericksen joins Oshkosh Truck after 30 years with John Deere, with materials leadership positions at Deere factories in Horicon, Wis. and Ontario, Canada, as well as supplier development responsibilities at the corporate level.