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David C. Hartzell appointed President and CEO of Mack Defense

David Hartzell

Effective January 1, 2018, the Board of Mack Defense appointed David C. Hartzell, Sr. as President of Mack Defense, a position he has filled on an interim basis since September. As Mack Defense is a subsidiary of Mack Trucks, Inc., David will coordinate with Govi Kannan, who will provide administrative support and ensure the availability of Mack products to Mack Defense customers.

David joined Mack Defense as Director of Engineering in 2015, and, before becoming interim President, served as Senior Director of Product Development, Purchasing and Projects. Prior to that, he spent 23 years with Mack and brings a wealth of technical and operational experience that will help facilitate the realignment of Mack Defense with Mack Trucks following its separation from Volvo’s Governmental Sales Division. (more…)

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson (Ret.) has joined the Mack Defense Board of Directors.

ALLENTOWN, PA (August 8, 2016) – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson (Ret.) has joined the Mack Defense Board of Directors.

“Lt. Gen. Stevenson brings a tremendous wealth of military, logistics and business experience to our board of directors, and we look forward to his participation and contribution,” said Ryan Werling, president, Mack Defense. Stevenson joined the U.S. Army in 1974 and has served in a number of logistics and materiel command senior leadership positions. Most recently, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics during the most active time for U.S. Army logisticians since World War II. Stevenson retired from the U.S. Army in 2012 following a 37-year career.

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson (Ret.) has joined the Mack Defense Board of Directors.

Mack Defense, LLC, is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2015, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to about $37 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.