Group 1 Automotive names Charles Szews to its board
From 1996 through 2015, Mr. Szews held a series of senior management roles at Oshkosh Corporation (formerly Oshkosh Truck Corporation), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies.
Mr. Szews joined Oshkosh in 1996 as vice president and chief financial officer. He was named executive vice president in 1997, president and chief operating officer in 2007, chief executive officer in 2011, and retired as CEO in December 2015.
Mr. Szews currently serves as a director and audit committee member of Rowan Companies. He also serves as a director and member of the audit and finance committees of Commercial Metals Company.
Previously, Mr. Szews served as a director and audit committee member of Gardner Denver, Inc., from 2006 through its sale in 2013, during which he was appointed chair of the audit committee in 2012 and a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee in 2011.