In his new capacity, Jones will lead and direct all aspects of the Access Equipment, Fire & Emergency and Commercial segments, along with the company's Asian operations. He will report to Charlie Szews, current Oshkosh Corp. president and chief executive officer.
Szews will continue to serve as CEO and as a member of the Oshkosh Corp. board of directors.
John Urias, Oshkosh Corp. executive vice president and president of the Defense segment, along with all other members of the corporate executive operating team, will continue to report to Szews.
Over time, Jones will assume greater responsibilities including oversight of the Defense segment and certain corporate functions.
"This organizational change will allow the company and the business segments to execute our MOVE strategy faster and more effectively as we pursue market growth, optimize our cost and capital structure, innovate and expand globally," Szews said. "Wilson Jones has been an outstanding addition to our organization, championing change and pursuing sustainable growth opportunities to build upon our market leading positions and create value for our shareholders."
Succeeding Jones is Frank Nerenhausen, who will become president of the Access Equipment segment and remain an Oshkosh Corp. executive vice president. Nerenhausen currently is serving as Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of the Commercial segment and McNeilus, positions he has held since 2010.
Todd Fierro is being promoted to Oshkosh Corp. senior vice president and president of the Commercial segment and McNeilus.
"These executives are all highly qualified, proven business leaders with outstanding leadership skills who will deliver value for all of our shareholders and customers," said Szews.