Navistar makes executive leadership appointment

Navistar makes executive leadership appointment

Dan Kayser will join as executive vice president of Commercial Operations, effective July 1.

Navistar, Inc. announced the hiring of Dan Kayser as executive vice president of commercial operations, effective July 1. Navistar said Kayser will work with the leadership team to help improve customer satisfaction, employee experience, financial performance and efficiency.

“I offer my congratulations to Dan on his appointment as commercial operations leader,” said Mathias Carlbaum, president and chief executive officer. “He has proven himself to be an exceptional leader with strong expertise in commercial vehicles and operational effectiveness. I look forward to working with him more closely to deliver on Navistar’s transformative journey, which is already well underway.”

As head of commercial operations, Kayser is responsible for the sales and marketing areas of the business, Navistar said. Most recently he served as group vice president, national accounts at Navistar where he led the company’s direct sales business.

“I am honored and humbled to step into this new role,” said Kayser. “I am confident in this company, our dealer partners, and our leadership and believe that we are jointly committed to taking actions to deliver value and meet the needs of our customers.”

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