Company Also Named 2016 Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program
at Small to Mid-Cap Company
OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 10, 2016--
Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading manufacturer of specialty
vehicles and vehicle bodies, announced today that its Board of Directors
chairman Richard M. (Dick) Donnelly, was named Non-Executive Chairman of
the Year by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Governance Services. This
is the third year of this prestigious award, which was given out at the
NYSE’s Annual Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Leadership Awards
program held June 8 in New York City. NYSE or NASDAQ listed companies
are eligible for the award.
“NYSE Governance Services would like to congratulate the individuals and
organizations that have truly exemplified the highest standards of
compliance, ethics and governance. Their dedication and noteworthy
achievements truly set the bar for best practices and standards in
corporate governance, which plays an integral role in a company’s
success and long-term value to its shareholders,” said Adam Sodowick,
President, NYSE Governance Services.
“Dick is a great asset for our Company,” said Wilson R. Jones, Oshkosh
Corporation president and chief executive officer. “He is an
accomplished leader with an unquestionable commitment to strong
corporate governance. Oshkosh has benefited greatly from his service as
we continually strive to create long term shareholder value. It is an
honor and privilege to work closely with him."
Mr. Donnelly has served as a director of the Company since 2001 and as
chairman since 2011. From 1961 until his retirement in 1999, he held
various positions with General Motors Corporation, a manufacturer of
motor vehicles, including most recently as President and Group Executive
of General Motors, Europe, a division of General Motors Corporation.
From 2000 through September 2009, Mr. Donnelly served as an Industrial
Partner in Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a private equity investment firm
located in New York, N.Y., where he was responsible for its global
automotive supply portfolio. He was also chairman of Niles Co., Ltd. and
Honsel International Technologies S.A., and serves as a Trustee of
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Oshkosh Corporation was also recognized at the event for the 2016 Best
Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program at a Small to Mid-Cap Company.
Oshkosh was chosen based on the Company’s commitment to maintaining a
governance, risk and compliance program that is clearly ingrained
throughout the culture of the company.
The GRC Leadership Awards celebrate and recognize exemplary companies
and individuals exceeding the requirements of governance, regulation,
and compliance; aiming for and obtaining excellence in their respective
fields; and serving as models for other companies to emulate.
About NYSE Governance Services
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education solutions provider for companies and their boards of
directors. Through a complete set of technology-enabled and data-driven
solutions designed to address compliance, accountability, and risk
management, NYSE Governance Services helps companies comprehensively
build a culture of integrity from employee to board level. NYSE
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About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of
a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency,
military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation
manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of
Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®,
Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London®
and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide by rental
companies, concrete placement and refuse businesses, fire & emergency
departments, municipal and airport services and defense forces, where
high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term
value are paramount. For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are
trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
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