Omaha Standard PALFINGER (OSP) has announced that, effective Jan. 1, 2016, Mark Whaley will step down as the company's president. Whaley will continue his involvement with PALFINGER under the PALFINGER North America Group (PNAG) moving forward.

Mark Woody, Managing Director of PNAG, reflects, "Under Mark's leadership, major accomplishments were achieved at OSP that resulted in strong sales growth, including the development of an entire line of service cranes and mechanics truck bodies and the integration of several PALFINGER liftgates into our Council Bluffs, Iowa facility."

In a related move, Jason Holt will report directly to Mark Woody. Holt, who holds the position of VP - Operations, has made tremendous contributions to the operational objectives at OSP since his installment in 2013.

Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Omaha Standard was established in 1926 and became a member of the PALFINGR North America Group in 2008. OSP is a leading manufacturer of truck bodies and work truck equipment and offers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios available from one supplier.

Worldwide, PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles.