Wilson R. Jones

Chief Executive Officer, Oshkosh Corporation

Wilson Jones is Oshkosh Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer, a position to which he was appointed in January 2016. 

Mr. Jones joined the Company in 2005 as the Vice President and General Manager of the Airport Products Business Unit. He was appointed to Executive Vice President and President of the Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment in February 2008. In 2010, Mr. Jones took leadership of the Company’s Access Equipment segment where he helped accelerate global expansion and new product development. In August 2012, Mr. Jones was appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Jones has been in specialty vehicle manufacturing for more than 30 years. He serves on the Board of Directors for Thor Industries, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of recreational vehicles and has served on the Board of Directors for the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association and the American Ambulance Association. Mr. Jones holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Texas.