WARRENVILLE, Ill. (March 13, 2008) Josef (Joe) Kory joins Navistar as vice president of Global Distribution Operations, Navistar Parts. Kory brings with him 18 years of experience in the industry.
Kory comes to Navistar from Paccar where he served as general operations manager for Paccar Parts and was responsible for all Paccar parts operations in North America.
“Joe will help our team further improve customer service,” said Phyllis Cochran, senior vice president and general manager, Navistar Parts. “With more than a dozen facilities globally, our distribution network is one of our key competitive advantages. Joe will work closely with our team to improve operational efficiency and effectively manage inventory.”
Prior to joining Paccar, Kory worked for Ford Motor Company in various roles including managing of the Hartford Distribution Center and redesigning and restructuring Ford’s North American distribution network, as well as positions in purchasing, logistics and customer service.
Kory has an MBA in finance from the University of Detroit and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Michigan.
Navistar Parts is the parts distribution and sales organization of Navistar. The business includes global sales of parts for International® branded trucks and Workhorse® Custom Chassis, as well as Blue Diamond Parts and UpTime Parts. Navistar sells its products, parts and services through a network of nearly 1,000 retail outlets in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and from 139 dealer locations in 52 countries throughout the world.
Navistar International Corporation (Other OTC: NAVZ) is a holding company whose wholly owned subsidiaries produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce™ brand diesel engines, IC brand school and commercial buses, and Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans. It also is a private-label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets. The company also provides truck and diesel engine parts and service. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com/newsroom.
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