Oshkosh Names Division Execs

Wilson Jones was named executive vice president and president of access equipment unit and Jim Johnson will take Jones' place as president of the fire and emergency division.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Oshkosh Corp. said Tuesday that it has named two executives to head its divisions that make emergency equipment and lifts.

The company said Wilson Jones has been named executive vice president and president of Oshkosh's access equipment unit, which produces boom lifts, aerial work platforms and trailers. He replaces Craig Paylor, who is retiring.

Jim Johnson, an Oshkosh sales and marketing executive, will take Jones' place as president of the Oshkosh fire and emergency division, which makes fire trucks and rescue equipment.

Shares of Oshkosh fell 96 cents, or 2.8 percent, to $33.27 at midday as the market fell broadly.

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