James W. Johnson

Executive Vice President and President, Vocational

Jim Johnson is Oshkosh Corporation’s executive vice president and president, Vocational, a position he has held since February 2023. Mr. Johnson is responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s Vocational segment, which includes Pierce Manufacturing, AeroTech, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh Airport Products, Frontline Communications, McNeilus refuse vehicles, Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixers, IMT and Kewaunee Fabrications. 

Mr. Johnson previously served as executive vice president and president of the Fire & Emergency segment from 2010 to January 2023. He joined Oshkosh Corporation in 2007, after holding positions in sales and marketing in the recreational vehicle industry. He is an attorney who spent several years practicing law in Indianapolis, Indiana with a focus on commercial litigation. 

Mr. Johnson serves on the board of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and has served two terms on the board of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.

Mr. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University Bloomington and holds a law degree from Indiana University Indianapolis.