Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, announced today that Leslie F. Kenne has been elected to the company's Board of Directors.
Kenne is president of LK Associates, an independent consulting firm, located in Virginia. She is a retired three-star general and was the most senior female officer in the United States Air Force at the time of her retirement in 2003.
During her distinguished 32-year military career, Kenne held a number of key positions and led some of the country's most sophisticated military development programs for the Air Force and Department of Defense. She last served as Deputy Chief of Staff, Warfighting Integration at the Pentagon, where she reported to the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff.
"We are delighted to have a person of such high caliber as Leslie Kenne join our board," said Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh Corporation chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Leslie is a valuable addition and brings a wealth of knowledge based on her illustrious military career. She has tremendous experience and insight in working with the government, new product development and supply chain and logistics. We are pleased to welcome her to our board."
Kenne also serves as a director for Harris Corporation and Unisys Corporation.
Kenne received her bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University and her master's in Procurement Management from Webster University.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®,McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline(TM), SMIT(TM), CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. The Oshkosh brands are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to http://www.oshkoshcorporation.com.