Nelson takes helm of Oshkosh Commercial

Source: Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis.

Brad Nelson has transitioned from Oshkosh Access Equipment (JLG Industries) segment vice president to Commercial segment president, with responsibilities for the namesake and McNeilus mixer truck business. He has also been named Oshkosh Corp. senior vice president, and will report to President and Chief Operating Officer Wilson Jones.

Nelson’s marketing, product and business development expertise, notes Oshkosh CEO Charlie Szews, “Will be very valuable as our Commercial businesses seek to continue their impressive operational improvements, and ramp up to take advantage of the market recovery for construction equipment and the economy in general.”

Prior to joining JLG, Nelson served as vice president of Marketing/Communications and business unit manager at Eaton Corp., which followed management and other positions with EMC Corp. and Qwest Communications.