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Charles Szews

Charles Szews

Former Chief Executive Officer of Oshkosh Corporation

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Charlie Szews retired as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of
Oshkosh Corporation, a Fortune 500 global manufacturer of specialty
vehicles and vehicle bodies for the defense, fire & emergency,
commercial and access equipment markets. He originally joined
Oshkosh as its Chief Financial Officer before promotion to President
and then CEO as the company grew seventeenfold over his 20-year
Oshkosh career. He presently serves on the boards of directors of four
publicly traded companies serving a broad range of industries. Charlie
began his career with Ernst & Young for ten years, then worked 8 years
as an executive at Fort Howard Corporation, a tissue manufacturer,
during its leveraged buyout by Morgan Stanley. He has a bachelor of
business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Eau
Claire and is a former certified public accountant.