Navistar's Troy A. Clarke to Deliver Keynote address at SAE International's 2012 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress

WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Troy A. Clarke, the newly named president and CEO of Navistar International Corporation, will deliver the keynote address at SAE International's 2012 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Conference.

The 2012 event - Total Vehicle Integration: Engineering the Next Vehicle Revolution - is set for Oct. 2-3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.

Clarke will deliver the keynote at the conference's annual banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

The two-day convention – known familiarly as COMVEC – features technological seminars addressing engineering issues for on-highway, off-highway and military commercial vehicles.

The 2012 event's executive leadership is being provided by Navistar International Corporation. Ramin Younessi, Group Vice President, Integrated Product Development for Navistar, Inc., will serve as COMVEC's executive chairman.

Clarke was named to his new positions on Aug. 27, less than two months after being named president of Navistar's truck and engine division. Prior to that, Clarke had served as president of Navistar Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for leading the company's global growth initiatives. He joined Navistar in December 2010 after a 35-year career with General Motors. Clarke held a variety of positions at General Motors, including president of GM North America and GM group vice president.

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SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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