John C. Pfeifer
President and Chief Executive Officer
John Pfeifer is Oshkosh Corporation’s president and chief executive officer and is a member of the company’s Board of Directors, positions he has held since April 2021. He served as president and chief operating officer from 2019 to 2021.
Prior to joining Oshkosh Corporation in 2019, Mr. Pfeifer served 13 years with Brunswick Corporation, most recently as senior vice president and president of Mercury Marine, a global leader in marine propulsion systems, parts and accessories. During his Brunswick tenure, he also served as president of Brunswick Marine in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as president of the Brunswick Asia Pacific Group. Earlier in his career, he held executive and general management positions with ITT Corporation and Milacron, Inc. He brings over 25 years of senior leadership and global management experience to Oshkosh Corporation.
Mr. Pfeifer serves on the board of trustees at ThedaCare. He also serves on the board for the National Exchange Bank and Trust as well as the Manitowoc Company.
Mr. Pfeifer holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and Japanese language from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.