OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Oshkosh Corp., which manufactures military vehicles as well as trucks and other special-purpose equipment, said Friday that former Army major general John M. Urias has joined the company as president of its defense unit.
Urias will lead all aspects of the company's global defense segment, including all tactical wheeled vehicle programs, new product development, vehicle life-cycle sustainment and replacement parts services.
Before retiring from the Army, Urias served as commanding general of the Joint Contracting Command in Iran and Afghanistan.
Prior to joining Oshkosh, Urias worked for defense contractor Raytheon Co., where he most recently served as vice president of programs for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.
Its shares closed at $17.20 on Thursday. The stock fell to a 52-week low of $14.07 on Tuesday.