Paccar names new president

Paccar announced Thursday its board of directors has elected Harrie Schippers as president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Schippers has worked at Paccar for 31 years and is currently executive vice president and chief financial officer at Paccar’s corporate offices in Bellevue, Wash. Paccar says Schippers was president of DAF Trucks in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, from 2010 to 2016. He earned a degree from Tilburg University (M.S. Economics).

“Harrie is an outstanding leader and has contributed towards Paccar’s excellent record of profitable growth including the recent introduction of the new DAF CF and XF trucks, which earned International Truck of the Year 2018 honors. He also has responsibility for Paccar Parts which has achieved record quarterly sales and pre-tax profits this year,” says Ron Armstrong, Paccar CEO.

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