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Navistar Promotes Christman to President of Operations

April 20, 2017

Navistar International has promoted Phil Christman to president, operations, responsible for procurement, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain.

The promotion is effective immediately and Christman will report to Persio Lisboa, Navistar’s chief operating officer.  

Christman most recently served as senior vice president of joint strategic operations and planning. In that role, he led benchmarking initiatives focused on making the company more competitive and played a vital role in Navistar’s alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus.

"Over the past two years, Phil has done an outstanding job of helping Navistar complete its turnaround and plan for the future, most recently developing our long-term growth strategy focused on driving operational excellence, growing the core business and building new sources of revenue," said Lisboa. "Phil has the knowledge, operational experience, and passion to help us further strengthen our operations."

Christman has been with Navistar for nearly 30 years, holding leadership roles in engineering, leading severe service and global business, and running the company’s procurement and supply chain functions.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Indiana Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from Ball State University.

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