McConnellsburg, Pa. - Dec. 12, 2012 - Frank Nerenhausen, executive vice president Oshkosh Corp. and president, access segment, JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has been elected as a director of the Construction Equipment (CE) Sector Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

AEM is a North American-based international trade group for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the agricultural, construction, forestry, mining, and utility sectors. AEM's directors, led by the officers, set the guidelines and operating policies of the association on behalf of members in areas including public policy, equipment statistics and market information, trade shows, technical and product safety support, global business development, education/training, workforce development, and worksite safety/educational materials.

“I am honored to join the CE Sector Board, which provides strategic and operational direction for the construction equipment sector of AEM,” said Nerenhausen. “I look forward to representing JLG and other CE members, and am excited about the opportunity to apply JLG's global perspective to the challenges that face our industry in a variety of markets around the world.”

Nerenhausen was named president of JLG's access equipment sector in August, bringing to the position 26 years of experience in key executive sales and finance positions with Oshkosh Corporation. He also serves as Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and previously, was the president of the commercial segment and McNeilus, positions he held since 2010.