Hagerstown, MD (July 27, 2021) —Jerr-Dan and JLG Industries, Inc., both Oshkosh Corporation companies [NYSE:OSK], are pleased to announce that Maria Silva has been named Vice President of Human Resources for the Access Segment. The company’s Access business includes a broad range of world-leading access equipment, including JLG® boom, scissor, low-level access, vertical, stock picker and towable lifts, as well as telescopic handlers and Jerr-Dan® towing and recovery equipment. In her new role, Silva will lead the company’s workplace transformation efforts, including the career growth of existing and acquisition of new team members and the implementation and execution of HR policies, programs and services. Additionally, she will advocate for and lead the Segment’s continued “People First” initiatives.
“Everything we do today honors our 50+ year history while keeping a sharp eye on tomorrow, from innovative product design to progressive manufacturing, to team member development. Maria will play a critical role in retaining and recruiting talent across every area of the business, fostering an inclusive and collaborative environment that will allow the JLG and Jerr-Dan brands to lead well into the digital future,” said Frank Nerenhausen, Access Segment President.
“I am honored to join the Access Segment and represent two market leading brands like JLG and Jerr-Dan,” says Silva. “To lead the human resource function in a people first culture — from employees, to customers, even suppliers and the local communities in which they live and work — is a remarkable, once in a lifetime opportunity. I’m looking forward to developing team members around the world and to identifying and onboarding the new talent, who together will drive JLG’s and Jerr-Dan’s continued market leadership.”
Silva joins the Company with more than 25 years of human resource leadership and business management experience in the chemical, plastics and oil and gas drilling industries, supporting both domestic and global operations. Most recently, she was the Vice President of HR for Valaris, where she led an 18-month merger integration, to ensure business continuity and strategy implementation within the human resources function. Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Business Development, responsible for overseeing growth strategies for Latin America. She started her professional career with The Dow Chemical Company where she worked in human resources, marketing, training and customer relations.
Silva is originally from Colombia. She has earned advanced degrees in industrial engineering and marketing from Universidad de Los Andes and Colegio de Estudios Superiores Administracion and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
For more information about the Oshkosh Corporation Access Segment please visit www.oshkoshcorp.com.
For more information about Jerr-Dan products please visit www.jerrdan.com. For more information about JLG products and services, visit www.jlg.com.
JerrDan, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. Its full line includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty carriers and wreckers, industrial transporters and four-car carriers. The company is headquartered in Hagerstown, MD., and its products are backed by industry leading warranties and a strong service network dedicated to the towing professional. To learn more about Jerr-Dan, visit www.jerrdan.com
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs more than 14,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, Oshkosh® Airport Products, London™ and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorp.com
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