Oshkosh Defense Appoints Managing Director of Oshkosh Saudi Arabia
OSHKOSH, Wis., (August 2, 2016) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, appointed Donald Galli as the Managing Director of Oshkosh Saudi Arabia. In this role, Galli will be located in Riyadh and will be responsible for leading Oshkosh’s operations and the full military and security portfolio of tactical wheeled vehicles, engineering and integration services, and life cycle sustainment solutions for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
“We’re pleased to promote three very experienced, committed Oshkosh Defense leaders to oversee all of our tactical wheeled vehicle programs around the globe,” said John Bryant, senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation and president of Oshkosh Defense. “Our leaders and their teams will have strong alignment to our customers to ensure that they receive the industry’s best products and services to achieve their mission.”
Galli is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with more than 30 years of distinguished service. He most recently served as Senior Military Advisor and Assistant Program Manager of Aviation for the Office of the Program Manager of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. His extensive experience includes service as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Army War College, Chief of Staff at the U.S. Army Aviation Center, as well as Commander, 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade.
Oshkosh has been supporting militaries in the Middle East for nearly 30 years and has a well-established presence with program offices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Countries throughout the region, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, rely on Oshkosh vehicles every day for tactical and logistical operations, and Oshkosh will strengthen its long-term commitment to the region with the addition of Galli.
About Oshkosh Defense
Oshkosh Defense is a leading provider of tactical wheeled vehicles and life cycle sustainment services. For decades Oshkosh has been mobilizing military and security forces around the globe by offering a full portfolio of heavy, medium, light and highly protected military vehicles to support our customers’ missions. In addition, Oshkosh offers advanced technologies and vehicle components such as TAK-4® independent suspension systems, TerraMax® unmanned ground vehicle solutions, Command Zone™ integrated control and diagnostics system, and ProPulse® diesel electric and on-board vehicle power solutions, to provide our customers with a technical edge as they fulfill their missions. Every Oshkosh vehicle is backed by a team of defense industry experts and complete range of sustainment and training services to optimize fleet readiness and performance. Oshkosh Defense, LLC is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK].
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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 collection 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, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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