Kapur to lead International Truck and Engine Corp. truck group

News International Truck and Engine Corp. September 02, 2003
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Dee Kapur has joined International Truck and Engine Corp

Dee Kapur has joined International Truck and Engine Corp. as president of the truck group.

Kapur will lead the company's truck and school bus business, including engineering and product development, manufacturing, vehicle center teams and sales and support. He also was named a member of the company's executive council, which has responsibility for the overall operating results and strategic direction of the company.

"Dee has accomplished much in his career in the automotive and truck markets and has developed expertise in the areas of product quality and reliability and value engineering," said Daniel Ustian, president and chief executive officer of Navistar. "He has established a winning record of outstanding product performance and leadership in quality and reliability that fits well with the competencies of our team of leaders in the truck group."

Kapur spent nearly 27 years with Ford Motor Co. He was executive director, Ford Outfitters for Ford's North American truck operations and was responsible for all Ford SUVs. He led the launch for the all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator. In addition to having responsibilities for all SUVs, he ran Ford's full-size pickup business for four years, developing numerous products, including the F150 Super Crew, the F150 Harley-Davidson and the just introduced all-new F150.

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