Walenczak Kenworth's new GM, Paccar VP

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Updated Jan 4, 2024

Jim Walenczak is the new general manager of Kenworth and Paccar vice president. 

"This is a dynamic and exciting time in the transportation industry, and I am honored to step into this new role at Kenworth at a time when we are building on our core values of quality, innovation and technology to create the transportation solutions our customers need and want," Walenczak says. 

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A graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Washington, he has been with Paccar for 13 years, serving the last two as assistant general manager for sales and marketing for Kenworth. At Paccar, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including fleet, region and general sales manager at Kenworth and assistant general manager for operations at Paccar Parts. 

"I am excited to continue working with the world's best customers, employees and dealers as Kenworth's general manager," he says. 

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