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Kozek New NA Truck President At Navistar

Posted on May 20, 2013

Navistar International Corp. announced the appointment of Bill Kozek as president of the company's North America Truck and Parts business. He succeeds Jack Allen, who was promoted to chief operating officer in April.

Kozek, 50, joins Navistar following a 26-year career at Paccar Inc., where he most recently served as vice president and general manager of its Peterbilt division since January 2012. He served as vice president of Paccar China in 2011, where he was responsible for purchasing and business development. Prior to that, Kozek was vice president and general manager of Paccar's Kenworth division from October 2008 to June 2011, which included responsibility for all U.S. and Canadian operations. He began his career as an accountant for Peterbilt in 1987 and served in a number of finance roles before moving into operations as a parts district manager for the Kenworth division in 1995.

Kozek will report to Allen and serve on the company's senior leadership team.