OSHKOSH, Wis., (August 2, 2016) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, appointed Donald Galli as the Managing Director of Oshkosh Saudi Arabia. In this role, Galli will be located in Riyadh and will be responsible for leading Oshkosh’s operations and the full military and security portfolio of tactical wheeled vehicles, engineering and integration services, and life cycle sustainment solutions for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
“We’re pleased to promote three very experienced, committed Oshkosh Defense leaders to oversee all of our tactical wheeled vehicle programs around the globe,” said John Bryant, senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation and president of Oshkosh Defense. “Our leaders and their teams will have strong alignment to our customers to ensure that they receive the industry’s best products and services to achieve their mission.”
Galli is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with more than 30 years of distinguished service. He most recently served as Senior Military Advisor and Assistant Program Manager of Aviation for the Office of the Program Manager of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. His extensive experience includes service as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Army War College, Chief of Staff at the U.S. Army Aviation Center, as well as Commander, 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade.
Oshkosh has been supporting militaries in the Middle East for nearly 30 years and has a well-established presence with program offices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Countries throughout the region, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, rely on Oshkosh vehicles every day for tactical and logistical operations, and Oshkosh will strengthen its long-term commitment to the region with the addition of Galli.