Senior Vice President Product Development and Product Management, JLG
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With Oshkosh Corporation since 2010, serving in various engineering, product management and technology roles, Rob Messina today serves as the Senior Vice President of Product Development and Product Management for the company’s Access business, which includes a broad range of world-leading aerial and lifting equipment, including JLG® boom lifts, scissor lifts, low-level access lifts, vertical access lifts, stock and order picker lifts, towable lifts and telehandlers, as well as Jerr-Dan® towing and recovery equipment. Leading these brands’ product development and management teams, Messina focus on advancing the company’s innovative, industry-leading product strategy to elevate access across three pillars: Safety, Productivity and Technology in support of tomorrow’s connected job sites and smart cities.
Prior to Oshkosh, Messina worked at Chrysler in both engineering and manufacturing positions. Messina holds a BSME in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a MSME in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University.