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Tim Bleck

Tim Bleck, Senior Vice President of Oshkosh Corporation, and the President of Oshkosh Defense.

Tim Bleck is the senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation and the President of Oshkosh Defense. He was appointed president in November 2022. Bleck is responsible for leading all aspects of the Company’s global defense segment, including all vehicle programs, manufacturing and operations, new product development, vehicle life cycle sustainment and aftermarket services. Prior to […]

John Blossom

John Blossom, Vice President of Digital Technology for Oshkosh Defense.

John Blossom is the vice president of digital technology for Oshkosh Defense. He is responsible for all systems and information security of this business segment. Within Oshkosh Corporation, Blossom has also held leadership positions in shared services and corporate infrastructure. Blossom joined Oshkosh Corporation in November 2003 as director of information technology. He has held […]

Paul Brazeau

Paul Brazeau serves as the vice president of business unit operations in Spartanburg, South Carolina. As Spartanburg site lead, he is responsible for safety, human resources, quality, manufacturing, environmental, maintenance, facilities, and operational engineering. Key focus areas include team member engagement, process control, and customer focus for all products. Brazeau joined Oshkosh in 2010 and […]

Chad Frees

Chad Frees is the vice president of contracts at Oshkosh Defense. Frees is responsible for contracting policy, processes, operations, and compliance supporting all Oshkosh Defense production and aftermarket contracts serving domestic and international customers. He also leads all aspects of Oshkosh Defense’s bid and proposal development, management, tools and techniques. He serves as the company’s […]

Jori Hartwig

Jori Hartwig, vice president of global strategy and marketing for Oshkosh Defense.

Jori Hartwig is the vice president of global strategy and marketing. She is responsible for marketing and communications as well as the strategic planning process, all of which contribute to defining the value of the company’s products and services to customers in the defense industry. Prior to joining Oshkosh Defense, Hartwig was vice president of […]

Jeffry Heggemeier

Dr. Jeffry Heggemeier, vice president of engineering for Oshkosh Defense.

Dr. Jeffry Heggemeier serves as the vice president of engineering for Oshkosh Defense. He is responsible for all aspects of engineering, from concept generation through production support and sustainment, for all Oshkosh Defense products. Prior to joining Oshkosh Defense, Heggemeier retired from federal civilian service, having worked for the Air Force Research Lab, developing and […]

George Mansfield

George Mansfield, Vice President and General Manager, Defense Programs Oshkosh Defense.

George Mansfield serves as the vice president and general manager of defense programs for Oshkosh Defense, a position he was appointed to in January 2018. Mansfield leads the business unit serving the U.S. joint program customers, including the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. Mansfield joined Oshkosh Defense in 1984. Throughout his extensive career with […]

Kristin Pick

Kristin Pick, vice president of human resources for Oshkosh Defense.

Kristin Pick serves as the vice president of human resources for Oshkosh Defense. Pick leads the overall Oshkosh Defense human resources strategy, including talent management, organizational development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and employee programs. Pick joined Oshkosh in 2008. Prior to her current role, Pick served as human resources director, senior segment […]

Mike Power

Mike Power is the segment general counsel for Oshkosh Defense. Power serves and advises members of the Defense Leadership Team and oversees Oshkosh Defense legal, Oshkosh Global trade compliance and Defense industrial security. Power provides strategic legal and compliance support to all areas of the Oshkosh Defense business, including government contracting, international business and supplier […]

Travis Schmuhl

Travis Schmuhl, Vice President, Global Procurement and Supply Chain Oshkosh Defense.

Travis Schmuhl is the vice president and general manager of global operations for Oshkosh Defense. Since October 2022, he has been responsible for Defense Operations, Global Purchasing, Quality, and Aftermarket Parts/Service Support. Travis previously served as the vice president of Global Purchasing, supporting all Strategic Sourcing, Subcontracts, New Product Development and Tactical Purchasing. Schmuhl began […]