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Mark Hernandez Named Navistar SVP of Global Manufacturing

| April 27, 2018

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Navistar International Corporation has appointed Mark Hernandez as senior vice president, Global Manufacturing, effective immediately. Hernandez replaces William H. Osborne, who announced his retirement earlier this month, and will report directly to Phil Christman, president, Operations.

In this role, Hernandez will be focused on lean manufacturing and waste elimination, improving both processes and quality, as well as achieving cost savings throughout the company’s plants. Hernandez joins Navistar from McKinsey and Company, where he served as a practice expert in lean for commercial vehicles and transportation, leading lean efforts for manufacturing clients, driving savings and efficiencies.

Prior to joining McKinsey, he spent more than two decades at Daimler Trucks North America, most recently as the general manager for the Mt. Holly, N.C. truck manufacturing plant. Additionally, he served as general manager for Daimler’s Cleveland, N.C. and Saltillo, Mexico truck plants, and the director of manufacturing for Daimler’s Gaffney, S.C. custom chassis manufacturing facility. Before joining Daimler, Hernandez worked for Corning Incorporated, and prior to Corning, he served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

Hernandez has a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from the United States Naval Academy, a certificate in supply chain management from Pennsylvania State University, a certificate in lean manufacturing from Villanova University, and is a Six Sigma black belt.

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